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On this Date 1923 - HOF Clarence "Big House" Gaines Born

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program, 05/21/19, 5:00AM EDT

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...legendary basketball coach Clarence “Bighouse” Gaines was born in Paducah, Kentucky.

May 21, 1923 - On this day in history in the NCSHOF, legendary basketball coach Clarence “Bighouse” Gaines was born in Paducah, Kentucky.  Gaines had an amazing run as head coach at Winston-Salem State University from 1946 to 1993, rolling up 828 career victories. He was inducted into the NCSHOF in 1978.

Clarence "Big House" Gaines