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Going into Hall of Fame together, Maryland's Lefty Driesell and UNC's Charlie Scott share long history together

Going into Hall of Fame together, Maryland's Lefty Driesell and UNC's Charlie Scott share long history together

For many years, Lefty Driesell and his supporters spoke about how it seemed unfair that he wasn’t in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. For many years, fans of Charlie Scott probably felt the same way.

How could a coach who ranked fourth all time with 786 victories when he retired in 2003, took four different schools to the NCAA tournament and, even if by accident, started Midnight Madness while at Maryland not have a plaque in a museum named after the game’s legendary inventor?

How could a player who was the first African-American scholarship athlete to attend North Carolina, where he was a two-time All-American and led the Tar Heels to back-to-back Final Fours in...

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