Peggie Gillom-Granderson

Class of 2013

  • A four year starter at the University of Mississippi, Gillom-Granderson led Ole Miss to the AIAW State Tournament Championships (1978-79) and a berth in the AIAW National Tournament (1978)
  • She is Ole Miss’ all-time leading scorer with 2,486 points and rebounder with 1,271 rebounds.
  • Only player in Ole Miss’ history to ever score more than 2,000 points and grab more than 1,000 rebounds.
  • Compiled 51 double-doubles in 144 career games at Ole Miss
  • Gillom-Granderson was named to the 1980 Southeastern Conference All-Tournament team and was a finalist for the Wade Trophy
  • In 16 seasons as an assistant coach to Van Chancellor, she helped lead Ole Miss to 14 NCAA tournament appearances, including five Sweet Sixteen and four Elite Eight appearances.
  • In 1991-1992, she led Ole Miss to their first ever regular season SEC Title
  • As an assistant coach for USA Basketball, she helped guide the 1999 U.S. Pan American Games team to a bronze medal, and the 2000 U.S. Olympic team to a gold medal.
  • Gillom-Granderson has been inducted into the Ole Miss Athletic Hall of Fame (1996) and the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame (1997)
  • The Cellular South Gillom Trophy, which is named in her honor, is presented to Mississippi’s top collegiate women’s basketball player by the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum every year since 2008