Category:Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball coaches
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The following 52 pages are in this category, out of 52 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
1. Basketball – Basketball is a non-contact team sport played on a rectangular court by two teams of five players each. The objective is to shoot a ball through a hoop 18 inches in diameter and 10 feet high that is mounted to a backboard at each end of the court. The game was invented in 1891 by Dr. James Naismith, a team can score a field goal by shooting the ball through the basket being defended by the opposition team during regular play. A field goal scores three points for the team if the player shoots from behind the three-point line. A team can also score via free throws, which are worth one point, the team with the most points at the end of the game wins, but additional time is mandated when the score is tied at the end of regulation. The ball can be advanced on the court by passing it to a teammate and it is a violation to lift, or drag, ones pivot foot without dribbling the ball, to carry it, or to hold the ball with both hands then resume dribbling. The game has many techniques for displaying skill—ball-handling, shooting, passing, dribbling, dunking, shot-blocking. The point guard directs the on court action of the team, implementing the coachs game plan, Basketball is one of the worlds most popular and widely viewed sports. Outside North America, the top clubs from national leagues qualify to continental championships such as the Euroleague, the FIBA Basketball World Cup attracts the top national teams from around the world. Each continent hosts regional competitions for teams, like EuroBasket. The FIBA Womens Basketball World Cup features the top womens basketball teams from continental championships. The main North American league is the WNBA, whereas the EuroLeague Women has been dominated by teams from the Russian Womens Basketball Premier League, in early December 1891, Canadian Dr. He sought a vigorous indoor game to keep his students occupied, after rejecting other ideas as either too rough or poorly suited to walled-in gymnasiums, he wrote the basic rules and nailed a peach basket onto a 10-foot elevated track. Basketball was originally played with a soccer ball and these laces could cause bounce passes and dribbling to be unpredictable. Eventually a lace-free ball construction method was invented, and this change to the game was endorsed by Naismith, dribbling was not part of the original game except for the bounce pass to teammates. Passing the ball was the means of ball movement. Dribbling was eventually introduced but limited by the shape of early balls. Dribbling only became a part of the game around the 1950s
2. University of Kentucky – The University of Kentucky is a public co-educational university in Lexington, Kentucky. S. The institution comprises 16 colleges, a school,93 undergraduate programs,99 master programs,66 doctoral programs. The University of Kentucky has fifteen libraries on campus, young Library, a federal depository, hosting subjects related to social sciences, humanities, and life sciences collections. In recent years, the university has focused expenditures increasingly on research, the directive mandated that the university become a Top 20 public research institution, in terms of an overall ranking to be determined by the university itself, by the year 2020. Courses were offered at Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate, three years later, James Kennedy Patterson became the first president of the land-grant university and the first degree was awarded. In 1876, the university began to offer degree programs. Two years later, A&M separated from Kentucky University, which is now Transylvania University, for the new school, Lexington donated a 52-acre park and fair ground, which became the core of UKs present campus. A&M was initially a male-only institution, but began to admit women in 1880, in 1892, the official colors of the university, royal blue and white, were adopted. An earlier color set, blue and light yellow, was adopted earlier at a Kentucky-Centre College football game on December 19,1891, the particular hue of blue was determined from a necktie, which was used to demonstrate the color of royal blue. On February 15,1882, Administration Building was the first building of three completed on the present campus, three years later, the college formed the Agricultural Experiment Station, which researches issues relating to agribusiness, food processing, nutrition, water and soil resources and the environment. This was followed up by the creation of the universitys Agricultural Extension Service in 1910, the extension service became a model of the federally mandated programs that were required beginning in 1914. Patterson Hall, the schools first womens dormitory, was constructed in 1904, residents had to cross a swampy depression, where the Student Center now stands, to reach central campus. Four years later, the name was changed to the State University, Lexington, Kentucky upon reaching university status. The university led to the creation of the College of Home Economics in 1916, the College of Commerce was established in 1925, known today as the Gatton College of Business and Economics. In 1929, Memorial Hall was completed, dedicated to the 2,756 Kentuckians who died in World War I and this was followed up by the new King Library, which opened in 1931 and was named for a long-time library director, Margaret I. The universitys graduate and professional programs became racially integrated in 1949 when Lyman T. Johnson, African Americans would not be allowed to attend as undergraduates until 1954, following the US Supreme Courts Brown v. Board of Education decision. In 1939, Governor Happy Chandler appointed the first woman trustee on the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees and she served from 1939 to 1960. In 1962, Blazer Hall was opened as the Georgia M Blazer Hall for Women in tribute to her years of service as a University of Kentucky trustee
3. Orlando Antigua – Orlando Radhames Antigua Fernández, nicknamed Hurricane, is a former Dominican-American basketball player and former South Florida coach. He is currently an assistant coach at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign under Brad Underwood and he is widely known as becoming the first Hispanic and the first non-black to play for the Harlem Globetrotters in 52 years when he signed in 1995. He was named the coach of South Florida on March 31,2014. Raised in the Bronx, Antigua overcame various obstacles early in his life, among them having to live with a bullet lodged in his head for many years, before he was able to play for the Globetrotters. After his retirement from playing basketball he was named an assistant coach for the Pittsburgh Panthers, the Memphis Tigers, and most recently. He is also the coach of the Dominican Republic national basketball team. Antigua was born in the Dominican Republic to a Dominican father, the family moved to New York City and lived in the Bronx where he was raised. There Antigua and his two siblings received their primary and secondary education and he attended St. Raymonds High School, where he played basketball. On Halloween night in 1988, Antigua became the victim of a shooting and was shot in the head near his left eye. He recovered from the shooting, however the doctors were unable to retrieve the slug from his head. He was back playing basketball just two weeks after the incident and gained attention as the kid who’d taken a bullet to the head in a drive-by in his rough Bronx neighborhood. During this period of his life Antiguas family also went through a period of homelessness and he kept the family together while housing was secured. As a senior, he earned All-New York City and Parade All America Second Team honors, Antigua also played on the Gauchos youth basketball team. He caught the attention of scouts during his high school playing days and was signed with the University of Pittsburgh. From 1991 to 1995 Antigua played basketball for the University of Pittsburgh Panthers basketball team, Antiguas performance during his freshman and sophomore years under coach Paul Evans contributed to an appearance in the NIT second round, and an NCAA tournament berth the season after. As a member of the Panthers, Antigua ranks 11th all-time in career 3-pointers made and he also ranks among the schools career leaders in blocked shots with 78, the 12th best total in Panthers history. Antigua was able to play basketball in the Puerto Rican and Dominican basketball leagues because of his parents Puerto Rican and Dominican roots, during his college years he would spend summers of 1991 to 1993 playing for the Gigantes de Carolina, a team in the El Baloncesto Superior Nacional. Antigua averaged 7.5 points and 4.5 rebounds in 1991,10.4 points and 3.7 rebounds in 1992, during one summer, while Antigua was playing in Puerto Rico, he began to suffer from severe ear pain
4. Clarence Applegran – Clarence O. Applegran was an American basketball coach. He was the coach of the Kentucky Wildcats mens basketball team of the University of Kentucky in 1924–1925. Applegran attended the University of Illinois and played football and basketball, during the 1919 season, Applegran earned All-American honors as a guard for the Fighting Illini football team. He later played football for the Detroit Heralds for the 1920 season before beginning his coaching career. Applegran, who served in World Wars I and II and rose to the rank of colonel, finished his career at South Shore High School in Chicago, Illinois. At the school, Applegran was known for a baritone voice that required no amplification during pep rallies held in the large auditorium. Career statistics and player information from Pro-Football-Reference • Databasefootball. com Clarence Applegran at the College Football Data Warehouse
5. Alpha Brumage – Alpha Brumage was an American football player and coach of football, basketball, and baseball. Brumage was the head football at Ottawa University in Ottawa, Kansas and he held that position for four seasons. His coaching record at Ottawa was 14–16–1 and this ranks him 11th at Ottawa in total wins and 12th at Ottawa in winning percentage. Brumage took over the team after a hiatus because the school was attempting to purge professionalism from their college sports teams. After completing his tenure at Ottawa, Brumage moved to Lexington and he held that position for two seasons, from 1911 until 1912. His career coaching record at VMI was 13–2 and this ranks him eighth at VMI in total wins and first at VMI in winning percentage. Brumage then went to Kentucky where he was coach from 1913 to 1914, compiling an 11–5 record. Brumage retired to San Antonio in the early 1940s and he died there on March 11,1963. Alpha Brumage at the College Football Data Warehouse Alpha Brumage at Find a Grave
6. John Calipari – John Vincent Calipari is an American college basketball coach. Since 2009, he has been the coach at the University of Kentucky. Calipari was previously the coach at the University of Memphis. He was also the coach of the National Basketball Associations New Jersey Nets. Calipari has been to four Final Fours with Kentucky, Calipari is the only head coach to have Final Four appearances vacated at more than one school. As a college coach, Calipari has 21 20-win seasons, eight 30-win seasons and he has been named Naismith College Coach of the Year three times and led Kentucky to its eighth NCAA Championship in 2012. Calipari was born in Moon Township, Pennsylvania, a suburb of Pittsburgh, Calipari lettered two years at UNC Wilmington before transferring to Clarion University of Pennsylvania, from which he graduated with a bachelors degree in marketing. He played point guard at Clarion during the 1981 and 1982 seasons, leading the team in assists, from 1982 to 1985, Calipari was an assistant at the University of Kansas under Ted Owens and Larry Brown. Calipari had several jobs as the lowest coach in the order when Ted Owens hired him as a volunteer assistant for the Jayhawks 1982–83 season. I was blessed to have the chance, can you imagine being 22,23 and your first opportunity to be around the game is at a program like Kansas. From 1985 to 1988, he was an assistant coach at the University of Pittsburgh under Paul Evans, from 1988 to 1996, he was head coach at the University of Massachusetts. From 1996 to 1999, he was coach and Executive VP of basketball operations for the NBAs New Jersey Nets. During the 1999–2000 season, he was an assistant coach for the Philadelphia 76ers under coach Larry Brown and he was inducted into the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame in 2004. Calipari is famous for popularizing the dribble drive motion offense, developed by Vance Walberg, in his 22 official seasons as a collegiate head coach, Caliparis record is 593–174. His record in the month of March is 107–37 and his NCAA adjusted official record in the NCAA tournament is 38–12, and in the NIT is 15–6. As a college coach, Calipari has 21 20-win seasons and 9 30-win seasons and he has also coached 6 teams to the NIT, winning the NIT Championship at Memphis in 2002. He is one of four coaches in NCAA Division I history to direct three different schools to a #1 seed in the NCAA Tournament. From 1988 to 1996 at UMass, Calipari led the Minutemen program to five consecutive Atlantic 10 titles and NCAA Tournament appearances and he finished with a 193–71 record overall, with a 91–41 record in Atlantic 10 conference games