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Former women’s basketball coach Gary Blair named finalist for Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

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Coach Gary Blair during the pre-game ceremony commemorating his final game at Reed Arena on Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022.

The legendary and longtime Texas A&M women’s basketball head coach Gary Blair has been named a finalist for the class of 2023 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
Blair, an Aggie coach through-and-through, holds the record of the 12th-most wins in Division I women’s basketball history, leading the 2010-11 team to an NCAA championship, as well as being the namesake for the court inside of Reed Arena. Coach Blair held his position with the maroon and white for 37 years.
Marian Washington is the other coach with Blair included for the 2023 Naismith Hall of Fame Women’s Committee Finalists.
The 2023 inductees will be announced at the NCAA Final Four on Saturday, April 1st in Houston at 10 a.m.

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Kylie Stoner
Kylie Stoner, Associate Sports Editor
Kylie is a journalism senior from Keller, minoring in communication and sport management. She is the Associate Sports Editor with a passion for women's sports. After graduation, Kylie hopes to pursue a career in sports media or communications.
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