As part of the University of Richmond's 100th year playing men's basketball, the school has announced the All-Time Team, which spans eras from Millhiser Gymnasium and Richmond Arena to the Robins Center and Sweet 16 appearances, and consists of 16 former student-athletes and Hall-of-Fame coach Dick Tarrant. The team will be honored at the Feb. 9 home game against Saint Louis
Kevin Anderson 2007-11 – Second all-time scorer (2,165 points); A-10 and Virginia State Rookie of Year (2008); A-10 Player of the Year (2010); A-10 Tournament MVP (2011); 2-time 1st Team All A-10; most minutes played in a career (5,041; 36.3 mpg); AP Honorable Mention All-American (2010); 2 NCAA's; jersey No. 14 retired.
Ken Atkinson 1986-90 – Ninth all-time scorer (1,549 points); UR Hall of Fame; CAA Rookie of Year (1987); CAA Tournament MVP (1990); 2-time 1st Team All-CAA; 1st Team All-State (1990); member of school's first-ever NCAA Sweet 16 team (1988); UR record 8 three-pointers in game (1990); 2 NCAA's, 1 NIT.
Greg Beckwith 1982-1986 – UR Hall of Fame; All-time career leader in assists (573) and steals (227); nine of top 12 assists in a game, including top three (16, 14, 13); two of top three steals in a season (77 in '86 and 70 in '84); Robins Center record for assists in a game (14, 1985); CAA All-Tournament Team ('84); member of school's first two NCAA Tournament teams.
Curtis Blair 1988-92 – Seventh all-time scorer (1,630 points); UR Hall of Fame; CAA Player of Year (1992); 2-time 1st Team All CAA; 3-time All-CAA Tournament Team; 2-time All-CAA Defensive Team; member of '91 NCAA Team first No. 15 seed to defeat No. 2 (Syracuse); 2nd round NBA Draft pick Houston Rockets; NBA official.
Tony Dobbins 2001-04 – 1,026 points; only 2-time and back-to-back Atlantic 10 Defensive Player of the Year (2003, 04); hit game-winning shot in victory at 12th-ranked Kansas 2004.
David Gonzalvez 2006-10 – Fifth all-time scorer (1,727 points); Atlantic 10 All-Defensive Team (2010); ESPN National Player of the Week (2010); as a senior helped lead Spiders to first national ranking in 25 years and NCAA at-large bid.
Justin Harper 2007-11 – 1,457 points; 1st team All Atlantic 10 and A-10 All-Tournament Team (2011); 32nd pick in 2011 NBA draft pick by Cleveland; member of 2 NCAA Tournaments teams and final Top-25 rankings; 2011 Atlantic 10 Championship and Sweet 16.
Ed Harrison 1952-56 – Fourth all-time scorer (1,843 points); UR Hall of Fame; 4-time 1st Team All State; 1st Team All Southern Conference (1956); two-time captain; most free throws made career (633).
Bob McCurdy 1973-75 – 1,347 points; UR Hall of Fame; AP Third Team All-American; Citizens Helms Foundation All-American 1975; nation's leading scorer 1975 (32.9 ppg); top three scoring games in UR history (53 pts., 46 pts., 44 pts.); Robins Center record for most points in a game (53, 1975); most points in a season (855 in 1975); most field goals in game (21) and season (321) in 1975.
Warren Mills 1951-55 – 1,233 points; UR Hall of Fame; 1st Team All State (1953); jersey No. 23 retired; two-time captain; scored 17 points in UR's 87-82 double overtime victory against North Carolina at the Benedictine High School gym in 1955.
Johnny Moates 1964-67 – 1,440 points; UR Hall of Fame; Southern Conference Player of Year (1967); two-time 1st Team All-Southern Conference; two-time 1st Team All State; two-time captain.
John Newman 1982-86 – All-time leading scorer (2,383 points); UR Hall of Fame; Virginia Sports Hall of Fame; jersey No. 20 retired; '83 CAA Rookie of Year; '84 CAA Player of Year; member of school's first two NCAA teams; leading scorer all four years; two-time captain; three-time AP Honorable Mention All-American; 29th overall NBA draft pick by Cleveland; played 17 NBA seasons with 12,740 points.
Michael Perry 1977-81 – Third all-time scorer (2,145 points); UR Hall of Fame; two-time All-ECAC South 1st Team; Converse All American (1980); 1st Team All State (1981); three-time captain; drafted in 9th round by NBA's Kansas City Kings (1981).
John Schweitz - 1978-82 – Sixth all-time scorer (1,723 points); UR Hall of Fame; two-time 1st Team All-ECAC South; 1st Team All State (1982).
Aron Stewart - 1972-74 – 1,237 points; UR Hall of Fame; Southern Conference Player of Year (1973); two-time 1st Team All Southern Conference; two-time Citizen Helms Foundation All American; second and third highest single season scoring average (30.2, 26.5ppg); averaged double-double 26.5 ppg and 12 rpg in 1974.
Dick Tarrant – Head Coach – 1981-1993 - UR Hall of Fame; Virginia Sports Hall of Fame; all-time winningest coach (239 wins); coached UR to school's first nine post-season appearances (5 NCAA; 4 NIT); NCAA Sweet 16 (1988); NCAA wins include Auburn, Indiana, Georgia Tech, and Syracuse – first No. 15 seed to beat No. 2; CAA Coach of Decade (1995); Five-time conference Coach of Year; two-time State Coach of Year; five-time National Association of Coaches District 4 Coach of the Year; Nike College Basketball Coach of the Year (1988).
Peter Woolfolk - 1984-88 – Eighth all-time scorer (1,604 points); UR Hall of Fame; CAA Rookie of Year (1985); 1st Team All CAA (1988); 1st Team All State (1988);two-time captain.
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