The Women's Basketball Hall of Fame has announced its Class of 2018, and among the inductees is former CU Buffs coach Ceal Barry.Former University of Colorado Boulder head coach Ceal Barry has been announced as an inductee into the 2018 Women's Basketball Hall of Fame. Currently, there are 155 inductees, not including the upcoming Class of 2018. The legendary coach was one of seven women to be honored, making it the largest class since 2002. Barry is joined by Rose Marie Battaglia, Chris Dailey, Mickie DeMoss, Chamique Holdsclaw, Katie Smith, and Tina Thompson. This year's induction ceremony marks as the Hall of Fame's 20th anniversary and will be held on June 9 in Knoxville, Tennessee.
[caption id="attachment_33535" align="aligncenter" width="768"] Courtesy of Colorado Buffaloes Women's Basketball (Facebook)[/caption] Barry coached the Buffs for 22 seasons (1983-2005), with four of the 26 total seasons she coached being spent at the University of Cincinnati. She also holds the all-time coaching record of 510-284 in 26 seasons and had 12 NCAA tournament appearances -- six Sweet 16 and three Elite Eight appearances. On top of all of that, Barry was named Big Eight Coach of the Year FOUR times (1989, 1993, 1994, and 1995) and the 1994 U.S. Basketball Writers Association National Coach of the Year. "It's humbling, and I'm just really thrilled about it," Barry told the Daily Camera. Congratulations, Coach Barry! What do you think? Are you excited to see this legendary coach given the recognition she deserves? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below, and let's get the conversation started.