Spalding University’s Bracketology 2015

Spalding University celebrated its seventh annual Bracketology athletics fundraiser on March 16, on the floor of legendary Freedom Hall. The celebrity host was Hall of Fame Coach Denny Crum, who was joined by an expert panel. In addition to both live and silent auctions, the event featured several raffle opportunities.

Photos by BILL WINE | Contributing Photographer

The event was held at Freedom Hall.This 1980 NCAA Championship team autographed basketball was a silent auction item.Jared Tarney and Robert Bowling.This Darrell Griffith package was a silent auction item.This silent auction package drew a lot of bidding activity.Nathan Fort and Andrew Phelps.A signed Denny Crum UL 100th Season basketball was a silent auction item.Metro Councilwoman Angela Leet and Spalding University President Tori Murden.Ed Krebs, Kevin Weber and Rob Butler.Van Vance, Wally English and Neil MacDonald.Maya Hardin, Kaya Styles and Caitlin Montgomery.Heather and Chip Moore.John Wortley and Dr. Isaac Myers.Coach Denny Crum and Steve Parsley.Coach Denny Crum autographed a basketball.Morgan P\'Pool, Patricia Diniz, Tony Lindauer - Jefferson County PVA, Peyton Cambron and KaShara Garrett.J.Paul Tucker and coach Denny Crum.Dr. Isaac Myers and coach Denny Crum.Tony Lindauer - Jefferson County PVA, Antonio Lindauer, Athletic Director Roger Burkman and Chief Marketing Officer - Marketing and Public Relations, Rick Barney.Adam Wilkins and Kristen Barrow.Danny and Julie Plasencia.Kayla Reynolds, Kevin and Kathi Lincoln.Lynn Stetson and Duane Ray.Athletic Director Roger Burkman, Judge Judy McDonald Burkman, Sister Margaret Rodericks, Michael and Joan McDonald.Spalding University President Tori Murden and Sister Margaret Rodericks.Denny Crum and Joe B. Hall.Bracketology 2015.Donna and Oscar Brohm.The Republic Bank table group.Don Kaztman and Julie Howell.Joni Votaw and Beverly Neighbors.Bracketology 2015.Art Potter, Charlie Aiken and Mike Potter.Winston Bennett, Tony Williams and James Lee.Jack \Sister Margaret Rodericks gave the invocation as well as a Irish blessing.Mike Pratt acknowledged the crowd when he was introduced as a panelist.Jack \Phil Bond.Athletic Director Roger Burkman.Coach Jerry Jones.Danny Placencia read the tournament pairings.Jerry Jones and Mike Pratt both smiled as Denny Crum talked.Coach Joe B. Hall.Coach Denny Crum.Chief Marketing Officer - Marketing and Public Relations, Rick Barney conducted the live auction portion of the event.Coach Jerry Jones, Mike Pratt, coach Denny Crum, coach Joe B. Hall and Jack \Spalding University President Tori Murden and Athletic Director Roger Burkman enjoyed a laugh together during  live auction portion of the program.