Dick Harp

Dick Harp

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Dick Harp became the Kansas Jayhawks' fourth men's basketball coach in 1957. He coached for eight years until 1964. Harp's overall Kansas record was 121-82 (.596) and conference record was 53-45 (.583). After gaining a wealth of knowledge as a player and assistant under Phog Allen, Harp became the Kansas Jayhawks' head coach himself from 1956-1964. Harp compiled a 121-82 record in those eight seasons and led the Jayhawks to two conference titles (one Big Seven, one Big Eight Conference) and two NCAA tournament berths. In 1957, the Jayhawks captured the Midwest Regional and made it to the finals, only to be stopped by the University of North Carolina in a memorable 54-53 loss in triple overtime in Kansas City, Mo. Under his guidance, Wilt Chamberlain and Bill Bridges achieved All-American status.
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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 122g
  • Chromo Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6135963031
  • 9786135963038