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Greenwood to Be Inducted Into Collegiate Hall of Fame

Dec 1, 2020
David Greenwood

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Former UCLA standout David Greenwood has been selected to the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame's Class of 2021.
 
Greenwood, who will be among eight honorees in the Class of 2021, will be enshrined in November 2021 in Kansas City at the 2021 National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame Induction Celebration presented by Nike. The event is part of Kansas City's Hall of Fame Weekend, which also includes the annual Hall of Fame Classic tournament.
 
Joining Greenwood in next year's induction class are Maryland's late Len Bias, Bradley's Hersey Hawkins, Ohio State's Jim Jackson, North Carolina's Antawn Jamison, Kansas' Paul Pierce and coaches Rick Byrd and Tom Penders.
 
Greenwood was inducted into the Pac-12 Hall of Honor in 2017.
 
A four-year letterwinner with the Bruins in the late 1970s, Greenwood helped UCLA compiled a 102-17 record (.857 winning percentage) through his collegiate career. He was a three-time all-conference selection in 1977, 1978 and 1979 and secured team MVP acclaim as a junior and senior. As a freshman in 1975-76, Greenwood helped UCLA advance to the NCAA Final Four (third-place finish).
 
Greenwood ranks No. 1 on UCLA's all-time scoring list (1,721 points) and is fourth on the school's all-time rebounds list (1,022). A two-time All-America selection, he concluded his career at UCLA having averaged 14.6 points and 8.7 rebounds in 118 games. He was the No. 2 selection in the 1979 NBA Draft by the Chicago Bulls. Greenwood had a 12-year career in the NBA (1979-91), competing for the Bulls, San Antonio Spurs, Denver Nuggets and Detroit Pistons.