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* Clarence Gaines 1978

Basketball coach at Winston-Salem State, 1947–1993. Second coach to surpass 800 career victories in NCAA competition. His 1967 team, led by Earl Monroe, won NCAA college-division national title, first historically black college to win national basketball title. Captured 11 CIAA titles. Record 828-443. Teams specialized in fast-paced tempo. Played football and basketball at Morgan State. Member of the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame. Born 1923, Paducah, Ky. Died April 18, 2005.

 

 

 

 


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