Gus Ganakas

Gus Ganakas

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Gus G. Ganakas is an American sports broadcaster and former Michigan State Spartans men's basketball coach. He was the head coach there from 1969-76. Ganakas is a native of Mount Morris, New York. He attended Michigan State University from 1946 to 1950 after serving in the U.S. Marine Corps. After graduation from MSU, Gus coached basketball at East Lansing High School before taking over as the coordinator of the Ralph Young Fund-Michigan State University's athletic fund-raising organization. He became an MSU assistant coach in 1966 and the head coach three years later. Ganakas coached the Spartans from 1969-76, compiling an 89-84 record. Ganakas has spent the last 17 years as a radio color commentator on the Spartan Radio Network, and was the sixth recipient of the Men's Basketball Distinguished Alumnus Award (2002). He is an active member of the Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association and resides in the Lansing area with his wife.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 127g
  • Fer Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135965131
  • 9786135965131