"He used to always tell us, 'Respect, work hard, practice hard, play hard,'" King recalled. "Back then, I didn't want to listen to that all the time. But now that I'm 57, I understand what he was saying. ... What Coach really wanted to make sure is that we become good people."
"I was surprised and disappointed to learn that I was not elected to the Naismaith Hall of Fame," Driesell said in a statement following the Hall of Fame announcement. "Basketball was my life for more than 50 years. I gave it everything I had. I could recount the wins and awards, but that information is available for all to see. I think my record speaks for itself."