Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Greatest Coaches Countdown - #31 Pete Newell

Sport: College Basketball
Stops: San Francisco (1946-1950)
Michigan St. (1950-1954)
California (1954-1960)
Record: 233-123 (.654 Winning Percentage)
Championships: 1 NCAA & 1 Olympic Gold Medal

Fun Facts
  1. Newell is one of three men to win an NCAA title, NIT championship and an Olympic gold medal. The others are Dean Smith & Bob Knight
  2. After his coaching career ended he ran a world-famous instructional basketball camp and served as a consultant and scout for several NBA teams

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