MCC – Penn Valley President Dr. Joe Seabrooks is a member of the UMKC’s 1991-92 Men’s Basketball Team that is being inducted into the hall of fame.
UMKC Announces its Seventh Athletics Hall of Fame Class (Kansas City, Mo.) – UMKC Athletics announced the 2014-15 Hall of Fame class on December 29, 2014. It is the seventh class in Missouri-Kansas City history, with six individuals and one team making up the group. Joining the Hall of Fame this year is Dafina Dunmore (women’s track and field, 1994-96), Angela Harris (women’s track and field, 1995-2000), Glenn Hunt (men’s track and field, 1998-2001) and Lindsey Zerr (volleyball, 2000-03) from the modern era; Darrell Corwin (men’s basketball coach, 1973-80) in the coaching category; Herb Buchbinder in the contributor category; and the 1991-92 men’s basketball squad in the team category.
1991-92 Men’s Basketball
It was the first 20-win team in the Division I era in school history… The team finished with a 21- 8 overall record, still the best mark in school history… The ‘Roos beat Texas A&M twice during the season… They also topped Baylor and Creighton… The ‘Roos were not in a conference yet, and they played the likes of Cincinnati, Oklahoma State, Nebraska and Kansas State… The squad also had two of the best players in school history in Hall of Famer Ronnie Schmitz and firstround NBA draft pick Tony Dumas.
The official induction and dinner will take place at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, January 23, 2015 at the College Basketball Experience, 1501 Grand Boulevard, Kansas City, MO 64106.
Inductees will also be recognized during halftime of the men’s basketball game on Saturday, January 24. The ‘Roos will play Seattle at 6:05 p.m at Municipal Auditorium. Tickets to the games can be purchased by calling (816) 23-KCTIX or by going to www.UMKCKangaroos.com/tickets.