SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -- Westmont Men's Basketball head coach John Moore and Women's Basketball head coach Kirsten Moore have been selected as members of the inaugural class of the Santa Barbara Basketball Court of Champions.


According to a release by organizer Curt Pickering, the hall of fame organization has been established to "recognize and honor individuals from our Santa Barbara Community who have succeeded in and/or made significant contributions to the Game of Basketball."


The other 19 members of the inaugural class are:

  • Bill Bertka
  • Don Ford
  • Carrick DeHart
  • Ben Howland
  • Mark French
  • Jamaal Wilkes
  • Brian Shaw
  • Jerry Pimm
  • Holy Ford Emerson
  • Phil Patton
  • Hack Trigueiro
  • Andrew Butcher
  • Maury Halleck
  • Sal Rodriguez
  • Don Volpi
  • Erin Alexander Brown
  • Gary Cunningham
  • Vic Bartolme
  • Larry Crandell

The recipients were selected by a committee consisting of John Zant, Eric Burkhardt, Holly Ford Emerson, Dave Loveton, Bill Mahoney, Ron Mulder and Curt Pickering.


The awards ceremony will be held on Sunday, June 1 at six o'clock at The Fee Parker Doubletree Resort. Tickets are available for $90 by callilng 805-969-7542.