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An Evening with Coach Gene Keady scheduled

Posted: Friday, April 12, 2013

The Honeywell Center, in partnership with South Miami County Kiwanis Club, will present An Evening with Coach Gene Keady on Thursday, July 11 at 7:30 p.m. Legendary basketball coach Gene Keady, a highly respected coach who won more than 500 games at the helm of the Purdue men’s basketball program, will present highlights of his coaching career from the start to present day.

Keady will discuss life and career events, his mentors, students and peers. His presentation will conclude with a question and answer session with the audience. He was recently elected to the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame as part of its seven-man induction class of 2013.

“I am very humbled and happy to be inducted into the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame,” Keady said. “Throughout my career, I have been fortunate to have been surrounded by great student-athletes, outstanding coaches, a supportive family and so many individuals that I would like to thank and share this award with.”

Tickets go on sale Thursday, April 18 at 8 a.m. and are $24, $34, $44, and $75. Tickets may be purchased at the Honeywell Center Box Office from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday by calling (260) 563-1102 or by visiting