Harold Deane is Virginia's 2010 ACC Tournament Legend
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Former Virginia standout guard Harold Deane is the Cavaliers’ 2010 Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament Legend. ACC Commissioner John Swofford announced Tuesday the 2010 ACC Basketball Legends who will be honored at the ACC Tournament in March. The tournament is scheduled for March 11-14 in Greensboro, N.C.
The 2010 ACC Tournament Legends also include Terry Driscoll (Boston College), Dale Davis (Clemson), Jack Marin (Duke), Otto Petty (Florida State), Bruce Dalrymple (Georgia Tech), Keith Booth (Maryland), Will Allen (Miami), Sam Perkins (North Carolina), Rodney Monroe (NC State), Chris Smith (Virginia Tech) and Dave Wiedeman (Wake Forest).
Deane was a four-year starter for the Cavaliers from 1994-97. He ranks ninth in school history with 1,763 career points, second in school history with 237 career 3-point field goals, fifth in school history with 546 career made free throws, sixth in school history with 468 career assists and tied for fifth in school history with 179 career steals.
He helped lead the Cavaliers to three NCAA Tournament appearances during his career and a 73-50 overall record. Deane earned some kind of All-ACC recognition in each of his four seasons, being named second-team All-ACC in 1995 and 1996, earning third-team honors in 1997, being named to the ACC All-Freshman team in 1994.
In 1995-96, Deane led the team in scoring at 16.7 points per game. He led the team in assists during his final three seasons and led the team in steals in all four years of his career. Deane was also a defensive standout during his career, being named the 1996-97 “Velcro Man” by ESPN commentator Dick Vitale as the top defensive player in the nation.
A native of Ettrick, Va., Deane currently resides in Petersburg, Va.
The Legends will be honored at this year’s ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament in Greensboro at the annual ACC Basketball Legends Brunch, which will be held on Saturday, March 13, beginning at 10 a.m. Hosted by television personalities Tim Brant and Mike Hogewood, the ACC Men’s Basketball Legends Brunch will be held in the Guilford Ballroom of the Sheraton Four Seasons Hotel. Tickets, priced at $35 each and tables of ten for $350 each, can be obtained by visiting theACC.com.