Dick Edwards (basketball)

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Dick Edwards
Sport(s) Basketball
Biographical details
Born (1930-06-21)June 21, 1930
Hannibal, Missouri
Died January 31, 1981(1981-01-31) (aged 50)
Billings, Montana
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1957–1960 Yreka HS
1963–1972 Pacific (CA)
1972–1978 California
1978–1981 Eastern Montana
Head coaching record
Overall 304–182 (college)
Tournaments 2–4 (NCAA University Division)
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
2 Frontier regular season (1979, 1980)

Dick Edwards (June 21, 1930 – January 31, 1981) was an American basketball coach. He served as head basketball coach at the University of the Pacific in Stockton California, the University of California, Berkeley, and at Eastern Montana College—now known as Montana State University Billings—compiling a career college basketball coaching record of 304–182.[1] Edward was born on June 21, 1930 in Hannibal, Missouri. He died on January 31, 1981, at the age of 50, after suffering an apparent heart in Billings, Montana.[2]

Head coaching record[edit]

College[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Pacific Tigers (NCAA University Division independent) (1963–1971)
1963–64 Pacific 15–11
1964–65 Pacific 13–12
1965–66 Pacific 22–6 NCAA University Division Regional Fourth Place
1966–67 Pacific 24–4 NCAA University Division Regional Runner-up
1967–68 Pacific 17–9
1968–69 Pacific 17–9
1969–70 Pacific 21–6
1970–71 Pacific 22–6 NCAA University Division Regional Third Place
Pacific Tigers (Pacific Coast Athletic Association) (1971–1972)
1971–72 Pacific 17–9 8–4 2nd
Pacific: 168–72 8–4
California Golden Bears (Pacific-8 Conference) (1972–1978)
1972–73 California 11–15 4–10 7th
1973–74 California 9–17 3–11 T–7th
1974–75 California 17–9 7–7 4th
1975–76 California 13–13 4–10 6th
1976–77 California 12–15 7–7 6th
1977–78 California 11–16 4–10 7th
California: 73–85 26–55
Eastern Montana Yellowjackets (Frontier Conference) (1978–1981)
1978–79 Eastern Montana 19–10 11–1 1st
1979–80 Eastern Montana 23–8 12–0 1st
1980–81 Eastern Montana 21–7
Eastern Montana: 63–25 23–1
Total: 304–182

      National champion         Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Edwards to the rescue". Stockton Record. August 1, 2006. Retrieved on August 6, 2010.
  2. ^ West, Ed (February 1, 1981). "EMC's Edwards dies". Billings Gazette. Billings, Montana. p. 10. Retrieved May 19, 2018 – via Newspapers.com open access publication – free to read.