Gary Gregor is this year's South Carolina basketball great who will be recognized among the Allstate SEC Basketball Legends during the SEC Men's Basketball Tournament.
The tournament is scheduled for March 12-16 at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Ga.
The 2014 class also includes Eddie Phillips, Alabama; Clint McDaniel, Arkansas; Gerald White, Auburn; Greg Stolt, Florida; D.A. Layne, Georgia; Tony Delk, Kentucky; Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf (Chris Jackson), LSU; Ansu Sesay, Ole Miss; Erick Dampier, Mississippi State; John Brown, Missouri; Dr. Ed Wiener, Tennessee; Dr. John Thornton, Texas A&M; Matt Freije, Vanderbilt Each SEC Basketball Legend will be recognized at halftime of his institution's first game at the tournament. This marks the 16th year of the SEC Basketball Legends program. Last year's group included Wimp Sanderson, Alabama; Jerry Carlton, Arkansas; Ronnie Battle, Auburn; Bill Koss, Florida; Tim Bassett, Georgia; Jamal Mashburn, Kentucky; Geert Hammink, LSU; Rahim Lockhart, Ole Miss; Horatio Webster, Mississippi State; Norm Stewart, Missouri; Eddie Fogler, South Carolina; Len Kosmalski, Tennessee; John Beasley, Texas A&M; Mike Rhodes, Vanderbilt.
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SOUTH CAROLINA – Gary Gregor, Center, 1965, 67-68
Gary Gregor, a 2003 inductee in the South Carolina Athletics Hall of Fame, led the Atlantic Coast Conference in rebounding and earned all-conference honors in 1967 and 1968. He averaged 15.6 points and 12.6 rebounds per game during his career in the Garnet and Black and was a first-round draft pick of the Phoenix Suns and went on to earn NBA All-Rookie honors. During his time in the NBA he played for the Suns, the Atlanta Hawks, the Portland Trail Blazers and the Milwaukee Bucks, and he also spent time with the ABA’s New York Nets.