By Joe DiBari
The Atlantic 10 Conference announced on Jan. 23 its annual Basketball Legends. The 2014 class includes two former Rams among its 26 former men’s and women’s basketball student-athletes and coaches who made an immeasurable impact on each A-10 institution and their respective basketball programs.
Recognized are the late Ed Conlin, GSB ’55
, from the Fordham men’s basketball program, and Jeanine “JJ” Radice, FCRH ’89, GSE ’90
, from the women’s basketball program.
In addition to the two former Rams, current Fordham women’s basketball assistant coach Dale Hodges has been named a Basketball Legend for her career playing at St. Joseph’s University, where she was a two-time Atlantic 10 Player of the Year, in 1989 and 1990.
The Women’s Basketball Legends will be recognized with a brunch at the Richmond Marriot in Richmond, Va., on March 7 prior to the A-10 Championship quarterfinals. The Men’s Basketball Legends will be honored on March 15 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. prior to the 2014 Men’s Basketball Championship semifinals.
New inductees in the A-10 Basketball Legends, Jeanine “JJ” Radice and Ed Conlin