Three selected for Big 5 Hall of Fame

Penn's Jerome Allen, La Salle's Curt Fromal and Saint Joseph's Susan Moran have been selected for induction into the Big 5 Hall of Fame Class of 2009.

The players will be inducted in the Donaldson Room of Weightman Hall on Penn's campus on Feb. 13, and they also will be honored on the floor of the Palestra during halftime of the La Salle-Saint Joseph's game on Feb. 14

Allen starred at Penn from 1991 to '95. He was a three-time All-Big 5 selection and finished his career as Penn's all-time leader in assists (504) and steals (166). He was the Ivy League Player of the Year twice, in 1992-93 and 1993-94. Allen won three Ivy League titles at Penn, and the Quakers were undefeated in league play all 3 years. He was second-round draft pick of the Minnesota Timberwolves in 1995. He spent two seasons in the NBA with Minnesota, Indiana and Denver, and now plays professionally in Italy.

Fromal played on La Salle's 1964-65 NIT team. He averaged a team-high 19.2 points as a senior and was MVP of the Middle Atlantic Conference. He was drafted by the 76ers.

Moran, of Tullamore, Ireland, was a dominant player for Saint Joseph's from 1998 to 2002. She led the Hawks in scoring and rebounding in four consecutive seasons. She finished with 2,340 career points after ranking fourth in the nation in scoring (23.3 per game) as a senior. She also was named Big 5 and Atlantic 10 Player of the Year in 2001-02 season. She is an assistant coach at Saint Joseph's.