On Thursday, November 15th, the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame will pay tribute to former University of Missouri Basketball coach Norm Stewart. Former Tiger players and coaches along with coach Stewart will be in attendance at this special celebration. Jon Sundvold will serve as the Master of Ceremonies. The reunion will take place at the University Plaza Convention Center in Springfield, Missouri. During the ceremonies, Tiger greats Derrick Chievous and Willie Smith will be inducted into the Hall of Fame.
The luncheon will begin at 11:00 a.m., with the ceremonies starting at 11:30.
As a part of the festivities, in memory of the late Missouri Sports Legend, Gary Filbert, the Hall will recognize the 2012 Filbert Five honorees; men who made their mark as assistant basketball coaches. Those being honored include Calvin Bower of Carthage, Bob Crawford of Parkview, Don Carlson of Glendale, Paul Dickson of Aurora, and Larry Hines of Waynesville.
At the end of the program, a very special announcement will be made. For more information and to purchase tickets contact the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame at 417-889-3100.