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Class of 1999
• Coach of the Hutcherson Flying Queens of Wayland Baptist University
• Compiled a 431-66 (.867 winning percentage) record in 18 years as the coach of the Flying Queens, winning the first 76 games he coached to complete Wayland's 131-game winning streak in the 1950s
• Guided Wayland to six AAU National titles
• Coached 30 players who merited 55 AAU All-America citations and eight players who received NWIT All-America distinction 15 times
• Spent 27 years altogether coaching the men's (1947-1957) and women's (1956-1973) teams at Wayland Baptist, coaching both teams simultaneously for two years
• Contributed significantly to the development of women's basketball with terms of service on the U.S. Olympic Committee, National Women's Basketball Committee, and the AAU Rules Committee
• Credited with being a driving force behind the adoption of several progressive rule changes in women's basketball, including the continuous unlimited dribble, the 30-second clock, and the five-player, full-court game
• Was a Marine Corps bomber pilot in World War II