The field for the Wooden Legacy college basketball tournament, which includes the College of Charleston, was finalized.
The new tournament, which will be played Nov. 28 to Dec. 1 in Anaheim, Calif., includes the Cougars along with Creighton, Marquette, Miami, San Diego State, Arizona State, Cal State Fullerton and George Washington.
College of Charleston went 24-11 last season, its first under coach Doug Wojcik.
The Cougars will compete in the Colonial Athletic Association for the first time in the fall after being a member of the Southern Conference since 1998.
Clemson Hall of Fame
Former football players Brentson Buckner and Terrence Flagler highlight at 10-person class to be inducted into the Clemson Athletic Hall of Fame on Oct. 11-12. The class will be honored the weekend of Clemson’s football game with Boston College.
Others to be inducted include former basketball coach Cliff Ellis and former players Matthew LeCroy (baseball), Ray Williams (football/baseball), Chrissy Floyd (women’s basketball), Julius Ogaro (men’s track), Robbin Kibben (volleyball), Michelle Burgher (women’s track) and Cydonie Mothersill (women’s track).
USC on radio
IMG College and Kirkman Broadcasting reached an agreement with WWIK-FM (98.9 ESPN Radio) to become Charleston’s new exclusive radio home of South Carolina athletics. Under the terms of the agreement, 98.9-FM will carry all USC football, men’s basketball and baseball games, along with the “Carolina Calls” coaches’ shows. In addition, all broadcasts will be simulcast on sister station WTMZ 910-AM.
Furman Hall of Fame
Four members will be inducted into the Furman Athletic Hall of Fame, including former Porter-Gaud star Mary Neill Hagood McKie (2005), a two-time Southern Conference player of the year in women’s tennis.
Jerome Felton (football), James Cameron (tennis) and women’s tennis coach Debbie Southern comprise the rest of this year’s class.