Class of 1999

  • Has compiled an overall record of 695-146 in 25 seasons as the head coach at the University of Tennessee
  • Has guided the Lady Vols to six NCAA Championships (1987, 1989, 1991, 1996, 1997, 1998)
  • Directed UT to a storybook 1997-98 campaign as the Lady Vols posted a flawless 39-0 worksheet en route to claiming an unprecedented third consecutive NCAA crown
  • Has had teams advance to the Final Four 15 times altogether
  • Coached the USA to its first gold medal in women’s basketball competition in the Olympics in 1984
  • Earned a silver medal as co-captain of the 1976 U.S. Olympic squad
  • Has produced 10 basketball Olympians as well as 16 Kodak All-Americans receiving 27 citations
  • Has led the Lady Vols to eight regular season titles and nine postseason tourney crowns in the rugged Southeastern Conference