BOSTON, Mass. - Emerson College's Head Men's Basketball Coach Bill Curley will have his jersey retired by the Boston College Eagles on Sunday, February 17th at halftime of a game against the Miami Hurricanes. Curley finished his career with the Eagles with 2,102 points and 996 rebounds, good for fourth all-time in school history in both categories.
Curley garnered 1991 Big East Rookie of the Year Honors in his first season. He was a three-year captain in his four year career. He earned 1994 NABC All-American honors after leading the Eagles to the Elite Eight of the 1993-1994 NCAA Tournament. Curley averaged 16.7 points, and 7.9 rebounds in his illustrious 126 game career. Curley was inducted into the Boston College Varsity Club Athletic Hall of Fame in 2006. Curley was a first round NBA draft selection of the San Antonio Spurs, going at number 22 overall. He spent seven season in the NBA with Detroit Pistons, Minnesota Timberwolves, Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets, and Dallas Mavericks.
Curley's jersey will be retired at halftime of the game on February 17th at the Conte Forum, with a start time of 6:00pm. The ceremony will also honor the 1994 team that Curley led to the Elite Eight.