The Bangor Daily News reports on Bates hoops luminaries in New England Basketball Hall of Fame

The Bangor Daily News reports that two Bates basketball luminaries, former player Julie Roche Simplicio ’91 and former men’s head coach George Wigton are to be inducted into the New England Basketball Hall of Fame. Wigton, a member of the Bates Scholar-Athlete-Society, will be inducted in the Scholar-Athlete category, while Simplicio is to be inducted as a top Division III women’s player. The Oct. 9 ceremony will be held at the Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Conn. The Hall of Fame was conceived by Dan Doyle ’71, founder and executive director of the Institute for International Sport at the University of Rhode Island. (View Story)

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