Wakefield School Basketball Coach and former NBA Coach Joe Harrington Host Celebrity Event - October 22, 2017 4pm - 6pm in the Wakefield Lower Gym
Part of the Wakefield Athletic Weekend, proceeds from this fundraising event will benefit the Wakefield athletic program
Light hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be served
Guests Include Tom McMillen and “Lefty” Driesell
• Graduate of Duke with Masters from William and Mary
• Served as Head Basketball Coach: Davidson, University of Maryland, JMU, and Georgia State
• Retired with 786 wins
• Only college basketball coach to have coached two Rhodes Scholars
• Originator of "Midnight Madness”
• 1974 NCAA Award of Valor for saving 10 children from a fire
• 90% graduation rate with his players
• Coach of the Year at every school he coached
• Hall of Fame awards for: Virginia Sports, Duke, Washington DC, Maryland Athletic, and
National Collegiate Basketball.
• University of Maryland chemistry major and Valedictorian
• Rhodes Scholar
• All American at University of Maryland and inducted into the Hall of Fame
• Played for the Buffalo Braves, NY Knicks, Atlanta Hawks, Washington Bullets
• 1972 Olympian – Munich, Germany
• Author, “Out of Bounds”, focusing on the ethics of college athletes and the influence of money on sports
Ticket price: $200 per person
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