Roughriders News · Ernie Righetti Inducted into BCAM Hall of Fame


On Saturday October 6th, 450 people packed the Auburn Hills Marriot conference room for the Basketball Coaches Association of Michgian Hall of Fame ceremony to recognize the newest four members of this elite group.  Ernie Righetti, John Beilein, Bob Anderson, and Sheryl Mox shared their stories, career challenges, and successes throughout the night.  Tom Hurshey, Executive Director of BCAM, with tongue in cheek stated” well we need to consider inducting Ernie Righetti every year as his fan base has set new records for attendance at this awards banquet.”  A very humbled and appreciative Righetti reflected back over his 33 years at Roeper as a basketball coach and athletic director.   Family, friends and alumni, all had a great night rallying behind coach Righetti sharing and embellishing stories and remembering fond memories.