Born:July 3, 1916 in Star Junction, Pennsylvania
High School: Minneapolis Central in Minneapolis, Minnesota
College: University of Minnesota
Hall of Fame: Inducted as Coach in 1995 (Full List)
As Coach: 11 Yrs, 423-302, .583 W-L% (Full Record)
April 22, 1958: Selected Elgin Baylor (1st round, 1st pick), Steve Hamilton (2nd round, 9th pick), Boo Ellis (3rd round, 17th pick), George Kline (4th round, 25th pick), Quitman Sullins (5th round, 33rd pick), Al Inniss (6th round, 41st pick), Jim Bond (7th round, 49th pick), Ed Brinkley (8th round, 57th pick), Joe Hobbs (9th round, 64th pick), Shorty Patterson (10th round, 70th pick), Hal Duffy (11th round, 75th pick), Gary Simmons (12th round, 79th pick), Jerry Alcom (13th round, 83rd pick) and Tom Hawkins (1st round, 4th pick) in the 1958 NBA Draft.
March 31, 1959: Selected Rudy LaRusso (2nd round, 12th pick), Bobby Smith (3rd round, 20th pick), Wilson Eison (4th round, 28th pick), Bobby Joe Mason (5th round, 36th pick), Jim Henry (6th round, 44th pick), Charley Grote (7th round, 52nd pick), Leon Hill (8th round, 59th pick), Jim Mudd (9th round, 65th pick), Roger Johnson (10th round, 71st pick), Jack Evans (11th round, 77th pick), Vern Baggenstoss (12th round, 81st pick) and Dwayne Smith (13th round, 83rd pick) in the 1959 NBA Draft.