Athletic Hall of Fame

Derrick Dial

Derrick Dial

Sport(s): Basketball

Graduating Class: 1998

Induction Class: 2013

Four-year starter for the EMU men's basketball team. Joined the EMU men's basketball team as a walk-on...Helped lead the team to a four-year record of 87-36, two NCAA Tournament appearances and one NIT post-season tournament...Finished his career by playing in 124 games, starting 115 times, and recording 1,528 points, 317 rebounds and 521 assists...Named the Chevrolet Player of the Game for EMU at the NCAA Tournament game against Michigan State University, March 12, 1998...In 1998, was drafted in the second round as the 52nd overall pick by the National Basketball Association (NBA) San Antonio Spurs...Played in the NBA with the San Antonio Spurs, New Jersey Nets, Toronto Raptors and Orlando Magic.

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