The legacy of coach Driesell

Tom McMillen and Len Elmore DBK News September 11, 2016 The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame welcomed its latest group of inductees this past week in Springfield, Massachusetts, and once again a coach who eminently deserves to be there, Charles "Lefty" Driesell, was conspicuously…

Lefty leaves the game

    Dick Vitale - ESPN - January 3rd, 2016   When you talk about legends and icons in the game of college basketball, you'd better include one Charles "Lefty" Driesell.   I was saddened by the news that Lefty decided to step down after…

It’s Time to Give Lefty His Due

      Andy Pollin - ESPN 980 - October 9, 2015   Charles Grice “Lefty” Driesell turns 84 on, appropriately, Christmas Day – the most joyful day of the year. Nearly half a century ago, Lefty brought college basketball joy to the D.C. area…

Lefty Driesell never got to coach Moses Malone, but they were friends until Malone’s death

Jeff Barker - The Baltimore Sun - September 16, 2015   It may have seemed like an unlikely friendship – Moses Malone, the first high-school basketball player to skip college and go pro; and Lefty Driesell, the University of Maryland coach left jilted in 1974 by…