LOS ANGELES -- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who led UCLA to three
national championships in the 1960s, and Tex Winter, a former USC
player who innovated the triangle offense, are among 10 inductees
to the Pacific-10 Conference basketball hall of honor.
Abdul-Jabbar later played 20 years in the NBA, where he is the
only six-time MVP.
Winter, 80, is in his fourth season as a Los Angeles Lakers
assistant and his 56th consecutive season as either a college or
The other honorees to be inducted during the men's Pac-10
tournament in March:
Steve Kerr of Arizona, whose 53.7 percent 3-point shooting
average in 1988 remains a Pac-10 record. He played on four NBA
title teams with Chicago and San Antonio.
Todd Lichti of Stanford, the Cardinal's scoring leader with
2,336 career points and Pac-10 career 3-point field-goal percentage
leader at .477.
Kevin Johnson of California, who had the first triple-double
in Pac-10 history. He is Cal's career leader in scoring, assists
Ned Wulk, who had a 406-272 record during 25 years as Arizona
State coach. The Sun Devils' court is named for him.
Howard Hobson, who coached Oregon for 11 years and compiled a
212-124 record, the best mark in school history.
Amory "Slats'' Gill, who had a 599-392 record as Oregon
State's coach. His 276 conference wins are second only to John
Wooden. The Beavers' arena is named for him.
Marv Harshman, who compiled 654 wins during 40 years of
coaching at Washington and Washington State. He was the coach of
the year in 1984 when the Huskies reached the NCAA tournament's
round of 16.
Jack Friel, who won 872 games as Washington State coach from
1928-58. He was instrumental in the adoption of the "one-and-one''
rule for free throws.