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Hugh Durham Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018Hugh Durham (born October 26, 1937) is the first and only coach in the history of NCAA Division I basketball to lead two different schools to the NCAA Final Four for the first and only time in each school's history (Florida State University - 1972; University of Georgia - 1983). No other coach in either school's history has been able to duplicate Durham's achievements.In 1972 at the age of 34, Durham led FSU to the NCAA Championship game coaching against Adolph Rupp, Dean Smith and John Wooden in three consecutive NCAA Tournament games. Durham's Seminoles knocked off Rupp's Kentucky Wildcats and Smith's North Carolina Tar Heels. In the NCAA Championship game, Wooden's UCLA Bruins edged the Seminoles to win the title. Wooden, Rupp and Smith combined to win 16 NCAA Championships in their careers.Durham is the only coach in NCAA Division I history to be the all-time most successful coach at three different Universities. His career spanned five decades at Florida State University, the University of Georgia, and Jacksonville University.In 1966-67, Durham signed Lenny Hall who was the first African-American basketball player at Florida State University.In 2003, Durham became only the 32nd basketball head coach in NCAA Division I history to win 600 career games.When he retired from coaching in 2005, Durham was the eighth most successful coach among active NCAA Division I coaches with 633 victories. He had coached in 1,062 games, the third highest number of games for a head coach in NCAA Division I history. Durham was the 25th most successful coach in NCAA Division I history and had been voted conference Coach of the Year four times in the Southeastern Conference and once in the Metro Conference.During his career, Durham coached nine All-Americans, four Academic All-Americans, four first round NBA draft picks including Dave Cowens and Dominique Wilkins, had 31 players drafted by the NBA, plus sent two players to the US Olympic basketball team, one of which was Vern Fleming (1984).Durham is a native of Louisville, Kentucky.Durham was a highly recruited three sport star at Eastern High School. He was an all-state quarterback and all-region in basketball. He chose to play basketball in college and accepted a scholarship offer from Florida State University.Durham was inducted into the Florida State University Hall of Fame in 1990, the Kentucky High School Hall of Fame in 1994, the Florida Sports Hall of Fame in 1999, and the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame in 2009.
|Date Of Birth||1937-10-26|