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University of the Virgin Islands President David Hall elected to Kansas State Athletics Hall of Fame

The University of the Virgin Islands President David Hall has recently been elected to the Kansas State University Athletics Hall of Fame. Dr. Hall is one of nine distinguished alumni who will be inducted into the school's Athletics Hall of Fame this weekend in Kansas. In addition to his various accomplishments, he was also a standout college basketball player finishing his career with 1,007 points and 827 rebounds.

The class is the 12th in the history of the K-State Athletics Hall of Fame, including the charter class of 1990, and was honored during this weekend from September 27-29. Official induction ceremonies took place on Friday, September 28, before the inductees were recognized at halftime of the football game against Texas the following day. "

A three-year letterman (1969-72) for coaches Cotton Fitzsimmons and Jack Hartman, Hall was part of two Big Eight Championships (1970, 1972) and he still ranks in several career categories, including third in rebounds (827), fourth in double-doubles (30) and double-digit rebounding games (36) and sixth in rebounding average (10.1 rpg.). President Hall is one of six K-State Wildcat 1,000-point scorers to shoot 50 percent or better from the field in his career, and one of the few players to average a double-double (12.3 ppg., 10.1 rpg.) for an entire career.

More information is available in a news release on the Media Section of the UVI website – http://www.uvi.edu/ - and from this direct link.