Delta State University Foundation


Funding Goal - $80,000.00

Margaret Wade Statue Fund

Coach Margaret Wade Statue Fund

A life size statue of Coach Margaret Wade will be unveiled on the campus of Delta State University during the upcoming basketball season. A total of $80,000 is needed to cover the cost of the statue and site preparation. Over half has already been donated. You are invited to join in this tremendous recognition opportunity for "The Mother of Women's Collegiate Basketball"- Coach Margaret Wade!


Coach Wade won THREE national championships with her Lady Statesman basketball team. Her 1975 team defeated IMMACULATA! You can hear a recap of actual game radio play by play of the season at the link


Please SHARE, TWEET, AND PIN so others can enjoy reliving the 1975 season.


You can also "like" the facebook page in honor/memory of Coach Wade at!/coachmargaretwade


 Thanks for spreading the word about the unveiling of the statue that will take place in a few months and for sharing the news with others who may have interest in honoring Coach Wade. Click Here to make a gift to The Margaret Wade Statue Fund.

What is your favorite memory of Coach Margaret Wade and the Lady Statesmen basketball team?