FAYETTEVILLE – The 2014 Allstate SEC Basketball Legends were announced Wednesday, including former Arkansas guard Clint McDaniel.
A key player on Arkansas’ 1994 NCAA Championship team and the 1995 NCAA National Runner-up squad, McDaniel was considered one of the best defensive players in the country during his time in Fayetteville. A starter in 59 of his 125 career games, he scored 1,007 career points and stands tied for fifth on the school’s career steals list with 266. McDaniel can be found on most steals records lists at Arkansas, including steals as a senior with 102, an SEC record, second in single-game steals and steals in a single SEC game, fourth in steals over an SEC season and fifth in SEC career steals. McDaniel was a member of the 1995 Final Four All-Tournament team as well as a member of the AP All-SEC third team in 1995.
McDaniel joins Jerry Carlton, Nolan Richardson, George Kok, Jim Counce, Scotty Thurman, Corliss Williamson, U.S. Reed, Scott Hastings and Lee Mayberry among other Arkansas great as SEC Basketball Legends.
The 2014 Legends class will be honored at the 2014 SEC Basketball Tournament in March, with each member being honored during their institution’s first game of the week.
The 16th class of Legends also features Eddie Phillips, Alabama; Gerald White, Auburn; Greg Stolt, Florida; D.A. Layne, Georgia; Tony Delk, Kentucky; Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf (Chris Jackson), LSU; Ansu Sesay, Ole Miss; Erick Dampier, Mississippi State; John Brown, Missouri; Gary Gregor, South Carolina; Dr. Ed Wiener, Tennessee; Dr. John Thornton, Texas A&M; Matt Freije, Vanderbilt.
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