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All-Century and All-Decade Teams Announced

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George Tinsley

All-Americans George Tinsley, Corey Crowder, King Kelly Coleman, Dallas Thornton and Rod Drake headline Kentucky Wesleyan’s All-Century Basketball Team as the top five vote-getters (in order) among the 30-member honorees as voted by 931 fans from a list of 96 nominees.Joining Tinsley (1966-69); Crowder (1988-91); Coleman (1958-60); Thornton (1965-68): and Drake (1981-84) are Gary Auten (1959-62); J.B. Brown (1985-88); Bill Carlyle (1961-62); Patrick Critchelow (1996-99); Willis Cheaney (1992-95); John Duncan (1968-71); Lorico Duncan (2000-01); Antonio Garcia (1998-99); Ray Harper (1984-85); Dwight Higgs (1981-84); Tom Hobgood (1966-69); LeRoy John (1999-00); Vincent Mitchell (1988-91); Dick O’Neill (1966-69); Marlon Parmer (2003); Joe Roop (1953-56); Mike Redd (1964); Sam Smith (1966-67); Sam Smith (1986-87); Dana Williams (1998-99); Mike Williams (1972-73); Robert “Bullet” Wilson (1928-31); Fairce Woods (1946-49); John Worth (1986-87); and Bobby Zuerner (2000-04).
      
In addition, a five-member All-Decade team for the Winchester Campus Era, the 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s and 2000s consisting of next top 35 vote-getters join the list of honorees.
       
Winchester Campus Era (1907-51) — Kendall Bocard (1930-31); Austin Denton (1931-32); Asa House (1925-27); Alex Kertis (1930-32); and Bruce Strother (1927-29).1950s — Bill Bibb (1955-57); Norman Christopher (1949-52); Mason Cope (1956-57); Logan Gipe (1955-57); and Bill Harrell (1950-52).
       
1960s — Eugene Smith (1968-71); Roger Cordell (1964-67); Martin Holland (1959-60); Jim Smith (1968-71); and Charlie Taylor (1964-65).
       
1970s — James Greene (1971-73); Willie Johnson (1974-76); Jyronna Ralston (1973-74);
Steve Walker (1973-74); and Roger Zornes (1972-73).1980s — Dave Bennett (1985-86); Bunky Lewis (1978-81); Larry Patrick (1977-80); Andra Whitlow  (1984-87); and Ray Zuberer (1980-83).
       
1990s — Steve Divine (1990-93); LeRoy Ellis (1989-90); Tim Griffin (1988-90); Alex Kreps (1992); and
Junebug Rakes (1988-90).
       
2000s — Tyrus Boswell (2002); Ronald Evans (2001-02); Jeff Fahnbulleh (2007-08); Chris Landry (2001-02); and Anwar Perry (1998-01).For complete All-Century and All-Decade Team bios, click here.
      
The 100th-year celebration will conclude with a 100th Gala Weekend on May 21-23, 2010, honoring all men and women players, coaches, managers, cheerleaders, fans and friends from the Winchester and Owensboro campuses. For more information contact Roy Pickerill at 270-852-3347 or pickeril@kwc.edu.

Corey Crowder

King Kelly Coleman

Dallas Thornton

Rod Drake

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