Dick Vitale has a column on ESPN.com about his Dickie V. Gala reaching its goal of raising $1 million for cancer research. As he describes the incredible night, he goes through some of the great players, coaches, and other personalities who helped make the fundraiser possible.
Sarasota was the sports capital of the world with the who's who flying in. There were college basketball, coaches galore as Roy Williams and John Calipari were honorees. Other coaches that joined us included Jim Calhoun, Brad Stevens, Shaka Smart, Billy Donovan, Bob Huggins, Tubby Smith, Jay Wright, Jamie Dixon, Josh Pastner, Gary Williams, Travis Ford, Bruiser Flint, Derek Kellogg, Tony Barbee, Cuonzo Martin, Matt Doherty, Barry Rohrssen, Seth Greenberg, Mark Gottfried, Ben Howland, Ray McCallum, Fred Hill ... wow!