Evans to be inducted into Upstate NY Basketball Hall


TROY — Rome’s Stan “Buddy” Evans is among the 2019 inductees for the Upstate New York Basketball Hall of Fame.

The induction ceremony will be held on May 19 at the Hilton Hotel in Troy.

The reception is at 4 p.m. and the dinner is at 5. 

Evans will receive the Sam Perkins Sportsmanship Award.

The longtime former Rome Free Academy coach has been inducted into several other Hall of Fames, including the Rome Sports Hall of Fame in 2000 and the Greater Utica Sports Hall of Fame in 2013.

Among the others being honored is Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim, who will receive the Barry Kramer Lifetime Achievement Award.

Tickets are $75 and must be purchased in advance by contacting the Hall’s executive director, Rene LeRoux, by phone at 518-877-5170 or by email at: jaryla@aol.com

For more information, visit the Hall of Fame website at: unyhof.com


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