Special honorees are not part of an anniversary induction class, but are recognized for outstanding contributions to Gus Macker Basketball. Tom Crean, the well-known college basketball coach, is the only person to make the Macker Hall of Fame twice. He is in with the Chippewa Pride team as the kid coach of a bunch of much older Central Michigan University stars. He is also a special honoree because he embodies the basketball dream. He has lived it, from the Macker driveway to major college basketball. He has always been a wonderful friend of Macker baseketball, and we wish him well in his new post as head coach at the University of Georgia.