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Dick Vitale

Awards And Accomplishments

1964-70 Coaches East Rutherford High School (N.J.) to four state sectional championships, two state championships and 35-game win streak over seven years
1976 Honorary alumnus, University of Detroit
1977 Coaches University of Detroit to 21-game win streak, upset of eventual national champion Marquette and berth in NCAA tournament
1977 Man of the Year Award, Detroit Athletic Club
1983 amed one of Five Most Influential Personalities by Basketball Times
1989 American Sportscasters Association "Sportscaster of the Year."
1994-95 Wins Cable ACE Awards
1997 Honorary degree, Notre Dame University
1998 Curt Gowdy Media Award, Basketball Hall of Fame
2001 Sarasota Boys and Girls Club inducts Vitale into Hall of Fame, names new fitness center in his honor
2002 Named one of area's most influential citizens by Sarasota Magazine

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