Legette-Jack Inducted Into the Second Annual Nottingham High School Wall of Fame
Oct. 13, 2007
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Indiana head women's basketball coach Felisha Legette-Jack returned back to her hometown of Syracuse, N.Y., on Saturday, Oct. 13 as she was one of seven alumni to be inducted into the second annual William Nottingham High School Wall of Fame on Saturday night.
Legette-Jack, a former Parade All-American for the Bulldogs, scored 1,700 points in her high school career. She helped lead Nottingham to two state championships. Her 22.7 points and 24.7 rebounds per game during her senior year helped Nottingham record a 20-0 mark en route to a New York State B championship. Legette-Jack also aided in each of Nottingham's city titles.
The 1984 graduate of Nottingham continued her playing career at Syracuse University. Legette-Jack graduated from Syracuse in 1989 as the second-leading scorer (1,526) and all-time leading rebounder (927) in Orange history. She was the 1985 BIG EAST Rookie of the Year, a three time all-BIG EAST selection and a two-time Kodak All-America Honorable Mention honoree.
Legette-Jack is a is also an inductee into the Greater Syracuse Hall of Fame, the Syracuse Urban League Hall of Fame and the Syracuse University Orange Plus Hall of Fame. She was one of 15 players named to the BIG EAST Conference Silver Anniversary Team in 2004.
Other 2007 Wall of Fame honorees include world economist Walter Diamond '30, the late transistor engineer James Early, Ph.D. '39, businesswoman Ellie Berg Hayman '51, former Miami Dolphins football player Doug Swift, MD '66, the late Judge David Klim '70, and designer and television personality Thorn Filicia '88.
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