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By Ted Owens,Jim Krause,Jesse Tuel

ISBN-10: 0988996448

ISBN-13: 9780988996441

this can be the inspirational tale of Ted Owens—still the trainer with the main wins within the historical past of Allen Fieldhouse—from growing to be up as a boy on a cotton farm in Southwestern Oklahoma throughout the nice melancholy to training on the optimum degrees of the varsity basketball international. “At the top of every day at the farm, we'd gure the complete weight of the cotton we had pulled. We known as it the “hang-up,” says Owens. in the future, in a contest to determine who may perhaps pull the main cotton, Owens was once best his father, who then gave him the best existence lesson: “It’s no longer what you've got now that's very important, it’s what you might have on the hang-up.” He continually reminded Ted that despite your station in lifestyles, no matter if encountering di culties or having fun with luck, you need to by no means lose sight of your final ambitions. on the age of five, Owens made his rst basketball target, lifting the basketball from among his legs in an underhand scooping movement. It used to be at that second that basketball grew to become his rst love, a sense he nonetheless embraces at the present time. He went directly to play on the college of Oklahoma for Naismith corridor of status trainer Bruce Drake, and he witnessed the increase of nationwide championship courses led through soccer trainer Bud Wilkinson, wrestling trainer Port Robertson and baseball trainer Jack Baer. This ebook is a narrative of the survival of a relatives outfitted upon love, sacri ce, and the significance of kin energy. The e-book additionally stocks the ups and downs of creating a training profession and the story of training basketball on the collage of Kansas for 19 seasons. Owens’ groups gained 206 video games in Allen Fieldhouse, a bunch that also leads Roy Williams (201), invoice Self and Larry Brown. He coached many of the era’s maximum gamers whereas prime the Jayhawks opposed to corridor of repute coaches Adolph Rupp, Joe Lapchick, Henry Iba, Dean Smith, Eddie Sutton, Bob Knight and John wood. The e-book o ers little-known—and even unknown—insights into the personalities of those basketball giants. taking part in now within the fourth area of his lifestyles, Owens stocks what he has discovered, passing on his classes for all times and lovely, never-before-told tales of his time because the Kansas Jayhawks head basketball trainer, as high-pressure a task as there's in American activities, person who in simple terms 8 males have ever held.

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