UMSL to enshrine 2012 class in sports hall

If this year’s men’s basketball team continues its winning ways, expect comparisons to the 1971-72 team. Thirty years ago, that dominant group racked up school records for points scored, rebounds, assists and most consecutive wins en route to a 21-6 season and an NCAA tournament bid.

On Feb. 10, it will be one of two teams, four student-athletes and one distinguished service honoree to be recognized at the 2012 Sports Hall of Fame Induction Dinner & Ceremony. The evening will begin at 5:45 p.m. at the St. Louis Hilton at the Ballpark, 1 S. Broadway (63102) adjacent to Busch Stadium. Online registration for the event is open; RSVPs are requested by Jan. 27.

This year’s induction class includes Ron Brewer (men’s golf), Lauren Glenn (women’s golf), Ron Porter (men’s basketball), William Shanks (baseball) the 1971-72 men’s basketball team, the 1992 and 1993 men’s golf teams and Chico Jones (men’s basketball), the recipient of the Marty Hendin Distinguished Service Award.

Click here to read more about the 2012 class.


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