1936 – He was born on the 23rd of October this year, a native of Irvine, Kentucky. 1958 – He was an alumnus of Transylvania University where he served as an assistant coach after graduation under C. M. Newton.
1975 – He became the head coach and athletic director at UNC Charlotte, where in three seasons he took the 49ers to one NIT championship game in 1976.
1977 – He was also named The Sporting News National Coach of the Year, the Sun Belt Coach of the Year, and Charlotte’s "Citizen of the Year."
1978 – He left Charlotte for Purdue University.
1986 – After he retired from the college ranks, he served as an assistant coach for four NBA teams starting with San Antonio Spurs.
1988 – He coached for the New Jersey Nets.
1991 – Then he coached for the Milwaukee Bucks.
1996 – Lastly the Charlotte Hornets until 2001.