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Gunter Headed to the Hall

708 victories will earn one respect.

For Sue Gunter, the ultimate respect was becoming a 2005 inductee into the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame.

In 40-years as a head college basketball coach, Gunter's teams compiled 708 wins.

266 of which were racked up during her 16-seasons as the head coach of the Stephen F. Austin Ladyjacks. Gunter put the Ladyjacks program on the map as a national powerhouse.

She spent the next 22-seasons as L.S.U.'s head coach, leading the Lady Tigers to 8-Sweet 16 appearances, the Elite Eight 4-times, and to one Final Four.

The 63-year-old coaching legend will be officially be inducted the weekend of September 8-10th in Springfield, Massachusetts.

Coach Gunter remains hospitalized in Baton Rouge, LA recovering from recent bout with pneumonia.

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