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9 Persons awarded the Henry Iba Award:

About:
The best college basketball coach of the year

Adolph Rupp

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Adolph Frederick Rupp
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

College team:Won 876 games in 41 years (1930-1972) of coaching team:Henry Iba Award 1966.
Kansas Sports Hall of Fame 1973.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1969.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.
Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame 1964.

Bob Knight

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Mpntgomery Knight
Also Known As:
Robert M. Knight
Nickname(s):
Bobby
The General
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

As a coach, known for his temper.
Forward at team:Coach, teams:Henry Iba Award 1975.
Henry Iba Award 1989.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1991.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.
Ohio State Men's Varsity "O" Hall of Fame 2012.
Olympic Gold Medal 1984.

Dean Smith

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Dean Edwards Smith
Also Known As:
Dean E. Smith
Birth Date:
Age today:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Basketball head coach, team:Tarheels. Recruited the university's first African-American scholarship basketball player. Pushed for equal treatment for African Americans by local businesses. Supporter of Democratic party causes.
Kansas Sports Hall of Fame 1996.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 2013.
Dick Enberg Award 1999.
FIBA Hall of Fame 2007.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1983.
Texas Sports Hall of Fame.
Henry Iba Award 1979.
Arthur Ashe Courage Award 1998.
Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year Award 1997.
Texas Track and Field Coaches Hall of Fame 2015.

Eddie Sutton

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Edward Eugene Sutton
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Head coach for 36 years, various colleges, a win-loss of 806-326.
Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame 1983.
Kansas Sports Hall of Fame 2009.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2011.
North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame 1999.
Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame.
Henry Iba Award 1977.

Gene Keady

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lloyd Eugene Keady
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Head coach, teams:Olympic Gold Medal 2000 for team:as assistant coach.
Henry Iba Award 1984.
Henry Iba Award 1996.
Kansas Sports Hall of Fame 2007.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2013.
Purdue Intercollegiate Athletic Hall of Fame 2010.

Pete Newell

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Peter Francis Newell
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team:Teams, as coach:Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1984.
Breitbard Hall of Fame 2008.
FIBA Hall of Fame 2009.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1979.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.
Pac-12 Men's Basketball Hall of Honor 2002.
Henry Iba Award 1960.

Ralph H. Miller

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ralph H. Miller
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

At team:won 3 letters in both football and basketball.
Coach teams:Henry Iba Award 1981.
Kansas Sports Hall of Fame 1975.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1988.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.
Pac-12 Men's Basketball Hall of Honor 2006.

Roy Williams (coach)

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Roy Allen Williams
Birth Date:
Age today:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach, teams:Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2007.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.
Henry Iba Award 1990.
Henry Iba Award 2006.
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