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Maryland to name Comcast Center court for Gary Williams

Maryland to name Comcast Center court for Gary Williams

Maryland said Tuesday that it will name the Comcast Center basketball court for Gary Williams, who retired as men's coach in May after 22 seasons and a school-record 461 wins. Williams will be honored during a Dec. 9 Comcast Center ceremony. He will join such coaching peers as Duke's Mike Krzyzewski; Bobby Cremins, formerly of Georgia Tech; and former Arizona coach Lute Olson in being so honored. Maryland's decision comes as the school is privately planning to honor — perhaps by hanging a banner — former coach Lefty Driesell, who was 348-159 in 17 Maryland seasons before being forced out following the cocaine-induced death of star player Len Bias 25 years ago. ...

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