More guests added to event honoring Williams

Cremins, Lavin will join those paying tribute to Maryland basketball coach

September 24, 2010|By Baltimore Sun reporter

Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards today announced that additional guests have been added to the "Gary Williams Hall of Legends Induction." The University of Maryland basketball coach will be honored on Sept. 30 at The Hippodrome in Baltimore.

Joining the event are former Georgia Tech and current College of Charleston coach Bobby Cremins; St. John's University coach Steve Lavin; former Terps Tahj Holden (2002 NCAA Championship team), Rodney Elliott, Evers Burns, Duane Simpkins, Dave Neal and Cedric Lewis; co-host of ESPN's "Pardon the Interruption," Tony Kornheiser; and former player and assistant coach under Williams, Matt Kovarich

Williams will be inducted into the museum's new Hall of Legends. He will join Babe Ruth, Johnny Unitas, Art Modell, Jim McKay and Brooks Robinson in an area reserved for those individuals who have contributed above and beyond at the top echelon of state and national athletics. A list of guests for the Williams event is available at www.BabeRuthMuseum.com.

Proceeds from the gala will benefit Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards, Coaches vs. Cancer and the University of Maryland men's and women's basketball weight room project. Tickets are available at various levels: $150 includes the cocktail reception from 6:30-7:30 p.m. and the program, while program-only seating is available at orchestra level and in the balcony for $60 or $40. Tickets may be purchased through Ticketmaster by calling 410-547-7328 or visiting www.Ticketmaster.com.

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