Their season record was 8-1, and they were champions of the Milk Fund Tourney. Edward Hickox graduated from Springfield College in 1914, and in 1926 began his sixteen-year career coaching the men’s basketball team (compiling a 209-85 record). He also served as director of athletics and on the National Basketball Rules Committee. Hickox was also a charter member of the National Association of Basketball Coaches. In 1949, he volunteered to be the executive secretary of the then-nonexistent basketball hall of fame. His contributions laid the groundwork for building the first Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, located on the campus of Springfield College. Unfortunately, Hickox, who died in 1966, did not live to see the building’s opening, which took place two years later.
According to a sticker on the fame, this is #100 in a series.
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