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Wood, Marvin

Born: 1928 AD
Died: 1999 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Basketball Coach

1947-1949 – He is one of few who played on 2 Hoosier Classic championship teams when Butler defeated both Indiana and Purdue in the same tournament.

1954 – Under the leadership of twenty-six year old coach Marvin Wood, the Indians began their rise to the top of the 751 teams entered in that year’s tournament, with a record of 19-2.

         – A coach for 22 years, Marvin will best be remembered for coaching his Milan High School players to victory over Muncie Central in the Indiana High School Championship game.

1974 – District 1 Coach of Year by Indiana Basketball Coaches Association.

         – Marvin is a member of the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame.

1999 – Wood died of cancer on October 13th at the age of 71.