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, andJeanine “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