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Lin Dunn Inducted into WBB Hall of Fame

Courtesy: Hurricanesports.com
          Release: 06/14/2014
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Former University of Miami women’s basketball coach Lin Dunn was among six members inducted into the national Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame on Saturday evening.

Dunn joins Michelle Edwards, Mimi Griffin, Yolanda Griffith, Jasmina Perazic and Charlotte West in the Class of 2014.

Dunn coached the Hurricanes from 1978-87, accumulating 149 wins over the span of her nine years at the helm of the Miami women’s basketball program. Lin guided the Hurricanes to their first-ever ranking in the Associated Press Top 20 in 1985. Following her time in Coral Gables, Dunn coached Purdue University from 1987-96.

In 25 years as a collegiate coach, Dunn amassed a record of 447-257 with seven NCAA Tournament berths including one Final Four appearance.

Following her time in the collegiate ranks, Dunn coached the Portland Power of the ABL before becoming the first head coach and general manager of the WNBA’s Seattle Storm.

Dunn is currently the head coach of the Indiana Fever, whom she guided to the 2012 WNBA Championship.

In 2003 Dunn was inducted into the University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame.  

In order to be considered for selection for induction, an individual must meet the following prerequisites:

  • Player: Must be retired from the highest level of play for at least five years
  • Coach: Must have coached the women's game at least 20 years
  • Referee: Must have officiated the women's game at least 10 years
  • Contributor: Must have significantly impacted the game of women's basketball

For more information on the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony please visit www.wbhof.com.

Schedule
 
Friday, November 28
Women's Basketball vs. Illinois State
Coral Gables, Fla.
1:00 PM
Live Stats Live Video
Saturday, November 29
Women's Basketball vs. Buffalo / Tulsa
Coral Gables, Fla.
1:00 PM
Live Stats Live Video
Thursday, December 04
Women's Basketball vs. Wisconsin
Coral Gables, Fla.
7:00 PM
Live Stats
Saturday, December 06
Women's Basketball vs. Jacksonville
Coral Gables, Fla.
4:00 PM
Live Stats
Saturday, December 13
Women's Basketball vs. Coppin State
Coral Gables, Fla.
1:00 PM
Live Stats
Thursday, December 18
Women's Basketball at UCLA
New Orleans, La.
6:00 PM
Friday, December 19
Women's Basketball at Tulane
New Orleans, La.
8:00 PM
Sunday, December 28
Women's Basketball vs. FAMU
Coral Gables, Fla.
1:00 PM
Live Stats
Monday, December 29
Women's Basketball vs. LSU / UNC-Greensboro
Coral Gables, Fla.
TBA
Live Stats
Sunday, January 04
Women's Basketball vs. Boston College
Coral Gables, Fla.
1:00 PM
Live Stats
Thursday, January 08
Women's Basketball vs. Notre Dame
Coral Gables, Fla.
7:00 PM
Live Stats
Sunday, January 11
Women's Basketball at Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Va.
2:00 PM
Thursday, January 15
Women's Basketball vs. Clemson
Coral Gables, Fla.
7:00 PM
Live Stats
Sunday, January 18
Women's Basketball at Duke
Durham, N.C.
1:00 PM
RSN
Wednesday, January 21
Women's Basketball vs. Virginia
Coral Gables, Fla.
7:00 PM
Live Stats
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