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On this Date 1955 - HOF Cedric Maxwell Born

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 11/21/2017, 6:00am EST

On this day in history in the NCSHOF, basketball great Cedric Maxwell was born in Kinston.

November 21, 1955 - On this day in history in the NCSHOF, basketball great Cedric Maxwell was born in Kinston. He went on to star at Charlotte in the collegiate ranks and then played for over a decade in the NBA, including earning the Most Valuable Player award for the NBA Finals in 1981. He was inducted into the NCSHOF in 1998.

Cedric Maxwell - NCSHOF

On this Date 1981 - HOF Bobby Jones and 76ers Win

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 11/20/2017, 6:00am EST

On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Charlotte native and former UNC basketball star Bobby Jones scored 21 points, hitting eight of 10 shots from the field, grabbed seven rebounds and handed out three assists...

November 20, 1981 - On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Charlotte native and former UNC basketball star Bobby Jones scored 21 points, hitting eight of 10 shots from the field, grabbed seven rebounds and handed out three assists to help the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 99-94 in Cleveland.  A former South Mecklenburg High School star, he was enshrined in the NCSHOF in 1979.

Bobby Jones - NCSHOF

  • On this Date 1965 - HOF Walt Bellamy and Knicks Win

  • By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 11/16/2017, 5:30am EST
  • On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Walt Bellamy of the New York Knicks scored 20 points and hauled in 19 rebounds to lead the Knicks past the Detroit Pistons 120-95...
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  • On this Date 1960 - HOF Wray Carlton

  • By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program 09/18/2017, 6:30am EDT
  • On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Wray Carlton scored the first touchdown in Buffalo Bills history...
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  • On this Date in 1940 - Roman Gabriel Born in Wilmington

  • By NCSHOF Staff 08/05/2017, 8:30am EDT
  • On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Roman Gabriel was born in Wilmington. The second overall pick in the 1962 NFL draft, Gabriel played 17 seasons in the NFL and was the Most Valuable Player in the league in 1969, after a brilliant high school career at New Hanover High and then at N.C. State.
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