Coached at Lapel, Ben Davis and Arsenal Tech … played on 1925 Lapel Bulldog squad that won the tough Anderson sectional … attended Purdue for one year before transferring to Indiana … returned to Lapel to teach and, in 1938. assumed head coaching responsibilities … in 1940 led school with enrollment of 207 to a 22-7 record, including sectional upset of tourney favorite Anderson and a trip to the Final 4 where the Bulldogs dropped a 38-36 afternoon verdict to eventual champ Hammond Tech … then coached 3 yrs at Ben Davis before taking on program at Indianapolis Tech, winning 96 games in seven years.

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