Catchings Named Finalist for Naismith Hall of Fame


Class of 2020 Will Be Unveiled in April

INDIANAPOLIS – The Naismith Hall of Fame in Springfield, Mass., today named Tamika Catchings a finalist for the Class of 2020.

Inductees will be revealed during the NCAA Men’s Final Four in Atlanta in April. The announcement of finalists took place Friday during NBA All-Star festivities in Chicago.

Catchings, a member of a championship team at every level – high school, college, professional and Olympic – was just named to the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame on Monday.

Catchings is currently the general manager and vice president of basketball operations for the Indiana Fever, for whom she won a WNBA title in 2012 and was named Finals MVP.  Catchings also played on a national champion at the University of Tennessee and was a four-time U.S. Olympic gold medalist.