The BET College Tour remains the largest event of its kind targeting historically Black Colleges and Universities. The Tour is a key component of the BET brand and represents our continuous efforts to highlight and support HBCUs by providing relevant, engaging and meaningful outreach to minority students.
The playground hoops legend played for the Norfolk State Spartans before being drafted by the NBA. He would ultimately turn down professional league offers as he was making more money in illegal activities. Since then, Kirkland has turned his life around and would eventually go on to teach college classes on basketball.