Three-year letterman at Oak Hill High School … Indiana All-Star … floor leader of an NCAA championship team at North Carolina State in 1974 … All-ACC 1974 … started 86 consecutive games at NC State … played for the Denver Nuggets 1975-1977 … began coaching career in 1978 as an assistant coach to Indiana native and Hall of Famer, Norm Sloan, at NC State … continued his career with Coach Sloan at the University of Florida from 1980-1989 … after doing TV analyst work with the NBA Charlotte Hornets in 1990, Towe was a head coach of two franchises in the GBA (Raleigh and Fayetteville, NC) 1991-1992 … guided the Marinos de Oriente to the Venezuelan Professional League Championship in 1993 … next worked with Flip Saunders as an assistant coach of the Sioux Falls Skyforce (CBA) (1994), followed by a year (1995)as the Head Basketball Coach and Athletic Director at Chipola Junior College in Marianna, Florida … after three seasons (1996-1999) as Assistant Coach at UNC-Asheville and two years as Head Coach at Santa Fe Community College in Gainsville, Florida, Towe, in his first year at the University of New Orleans, led the Privateers to a 15-13 overall and 9-6 Sunbelt Conference Record.

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