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Inaugural Class of Legends of Ivy League Basketball Announced

Inaugural Class of Legends of Ivy League Basketball Announced

PRINCETON, N.J. -- The Ivy League is pleased to announce the 16-member inaugural class of Legends of Ivy League Basketball, who have each contributed significantly to—and left a lasting impact on—their respective basketball programs and universities. 

Each member of the Ancient Eight is represented by one male and one female honoree, as selected by their university athletic department.

Four legends will be formally honored at halftime of each semifinal game at the 2017 Ivy League Men's and Women's Basketball Tournaments on March 11 at The Palestra in Philadelphia.

Biographical information on each honoree is linked below and is also included in the Ivy League Men's and Women's Basketball Tournaments program, which will be available for $10 on-site at the inaugural event. 

SCHEDULE FOR FORMAL LEGENDS RECOGNITION
- Game 1: Women's Semifinal - No. 1 Penn vs. No. 4 Brown, 11:00 a.m.
     - Jean Marie Burr, Brown
     - Jeomi Maduka, Cornell
     - Gail Koziara Boudreaux, Dartmouth
     - Diana Caramanico, Penn
- Game 2: Men's Semifinal – No. 1 Princeton vs. No. 4 Penn, 1:30 p.m.
     - Earl Hunt, Brown
     - Garry Munson, Cornell
     - Ugonna Onyekwe, Penn
     - Gary Walters, Princeton
- Game 3: Men's Semifinal – No. 2 Harvard vs. No. 3 Yale, 4:00 p.m.
     - Jonathan Schiller, Columbia
     - Ed Leede, Dartmouth*
     - Joe Carrabino, Harvard
     - Joe Vancisin, Yale
- Game 4: Women's Semifinal – No. 2 Princeton vs. No. 3 Harvard, 6:30 p.m.
     - Judie Lomax, Columbia
     - Allison Feaster, Harvard
     - Tani Brown, Princeton
     - Louise O'Neal, Yale

LEGENDS OF IVY LEAGUE BASKETBALL
Brown
- Jean Marie Burr, Coach (1988-2014)
- Earl Hunt, Student-Athlete (1999-2003)

Columbia
Judie Lomax, Student-Athlete (2008-2010)
- Jonathan Schiller, Student-Athlete (1967-69)

Cornell
- Jeomi Maduka, Student-Athlete (2005-2009)
- Garry Munson, Student-Athlete (1963-66)

Dartmouth 
Gail Koziara Boudreaux, Student-Athlete (1978-82)
- Ed Leede, Student-Athlete (1945, 1947-49)*

Harvard

- Allison Feaster, Student-Athlete (1994-98)
- Joe Carrabino, Student-Athlete (1980-84)

Penn
- Diana Caramanico, Student-Athlete (1997-2001)
- Ugonna Onyekwe, Student-Athlete (1999-2003)

Princeton
- Tani Brown, Student-Athlete (2006-10)
- Gary Walters, Student-Athlete (1964-67) & Athletic Director (1994-2014)

Yale
- Louise O'Neal, Coach (1976-79)
- Joe Vancisin, Coach (1956-1975)

* Represented by his daughter, Katie Leede, Dartmouth Class of 1985