The Power of Pink Winter events start with Sunday's women's basketball game in Foster Auditorium and concludes with Friday's gymnastics meet in Coleman Coliseum
Wendell Hudson, an All-American basketball player and member of the ASHOF, has returned to the University of Alabama as Associate Athletics Director for Alumni Relations. Hired on Sept. 18, 2003, Hudson left the job where he had served for six years as Athletics Director at McLennan Community College in Waco, Texas to return to his Alma Mater. He had served as assistant AD for four years before being named McLennan's AD.
The Birmingham native graduated from Alabama in 1973 with a Bachelor of Science degree. Alabama's first African American scholarship athlete of any sport, he was a 2nd round draft pick by the NBA's Chicago Bulls. He also played for the ABA's Memphis Tams before returning to Tuscaloosa as an assistant basketball coach from 1974-79. Other coaching stops included UNA (1979-82), Rice (1982-83), Ole Miss (1983-85) and Baylor (1985-86) before he turned his career to athletics administration at McLennan CC in 1986.
He is married to the former Belinda Urivie and has five children; Traci, Tasha, Michelle, David and Hawvy.