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Charles Oakley

Charles Oakley attended Virginia Union University in Richmond, where he was named NCAA Division II Player of the Year in 1985, averaging 24.3 points and 17.3 rebounds per game. In 1985, Oakley was drafted ninth overall by the Cleveland Cavaliers.…

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Rob Ukrop

Robert Ukrop, a native of Richmond, Virginia, brought Davidson College into National prominence by leading them to the NCAA Final Four in 1992 and being named first team All-American and ISAA Player of the Year. Ukrop later had a 12-year…

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Kim Hamilton Anthony

Kim Hamilton Anthony, a native of Richmond, Virginia was the first African-American to receive a full athletic award to attend the University of California at Los Angeles for gymnastics. At UCLA, Anthony earned All-America honors six times and was the…

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Claudio Reyna

Claudio Reyna was born in Livingston, New Jersey, where he learned the game of soccer from his father. Reyna graduated from St. Benedict's Preparatory School in 1991. During Reyna's three years with the team, St Benedict's went undefeated (65-0), while…

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Robert Pratt Jr.

Robert Pratt, Jr., a native of Richmond, VA, started his football career at St. Christopher’s School in Richmond where he eventually earned a full scholarship to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1970. At UNC, he started…

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Dick Tarrant

Dick Tarrant retired with the most wins in the University of Richmond’s history in March of 1993. In twelve seasons as head basketball coach, he amassed 240 wins. Additionally, Tarrant guided his team to nine post-season tournaments, five NCAA and…

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Lanny Wadkins

Lanny Wadkins was born in Richmond, Virginia, on December 5, 1949. A graduate of Meadowbrook High School and Wake Forest University, he has had the kind of career that history is made of. Wadkins has impressive amateur records and has…

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Paul Edward Webb Jr.

A native of Petersburg, VA, Paul Webb retired in 1985 as the country’s 6th winningest collegiate basketball coach. Webb spent 29 years at 2 Virginia schools amassing a record of 511 wins and 257 losses, averaging 17 wins per season…

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George Welsh

George Welsh, born in Coaldale, Pennsylvania, graduated from the U. S. Naval Academy in 1956, where he was an All-American quarterback. After a nine-year turn as an assistant coach at Penn State University, Welsh became head coach at his alma…

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Mark West

Originally from Petersburg, Virginia, Mark West first made his name in sports while at Old Dominion University. There he was a three-time All-American and led the nation in blocked shots in both his sophomore and junior year. While at ODU,…

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