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Wilkins, Collins, Aguirre to enter college basketball Hall of Fame

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Georgia standout Dominique Wilkins and Doug Collins of Illinois State headline the eight-member class that will be inducted into the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame in November.

Mark Aguirre, a standout at DePaul and later with the Dallas Mavericks, will also be inducted. Aguirre was a three-time all-star for the Mavericks before being traded to the Detroit Pistons.

Wilkins played three seasons for the Bulldogs before embarking on a standout NBA career, making nine All-Star games while playing for the Hawks, Clippers, Celtics, Spurs and Magic.

Collins scored 2,240 points during his three-year career with the Redbirds, and was the No. 1 pick in the 1973 draft. He was a four-time All-Star before beginning a long career as a coach.

Others in this year’s class are Kansas State’s Bob Boozer, LaSalle’s Lionel Simmons and UCLA star Jamaal Wilkes, along with coaches Hugh Durham and Mike Montgomery.

The induction ceremony is Nov. 18 in Kansas City.

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