Flying Queens Inducted into Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME

Since its opening in 1999, eight individuals with ties to the Wayland Basketball Flying Queens program, and the 1953-58 teams, have been inducted into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame in Knoxville, Tenn.

Legendary head coach Harley Redin was a member of the WBHOF’s inaugural class in 1999. Redin led the Flying Queens to more wins than any women’s team in collegiate history, posting a record of 431-66 and winning six Amateur Athletic Union national championships, finishing second seven times, third three times, and fifth once. Redin’s teams won the first 76 games he coached, completing WBU’s collegiate record 131-game win streak.

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