The legacy of Temple basketball coach John Chaney
The legacy of Temple basketball coach John Chaney John Chaney, the commanding force behind the Temple University men's basketball team, died on Friday. In his 24 years on the sideline, Chaney led the Owls to 17 NCAA tournaments. Dana Jacobson details his legendary life.cbsnews.com
John Chaney, iconic Temple University basketball coach, has died at 89
Iconic Temple University basketball coach John Chaney died Friday at age 89, the school said in a statement. Cheney, who was best known for coaching the men's basketball team to victory, died following "a short illness," the university said. "John Chaney was a great coach, but he was so much more. Before he arrived at Temple, the men's basketball program "had never participated in back-to-back NCAA Tournaments," the university said. — dawnstaley (@dawnstaley) January 29, 2021In 1987, Chaney received the Henry Iba Award for the best college basketball coach of the year.cbsnews.com
John Chaney, commanding Temple basketball coach, dies at 89
John Chaney, one of the nations leading Black coaches and a commanding figure during a Hall of Fame basketball career at Temple, has died. “Coach Chaney was like a father to me,” McKie said. AdIn 1994, he had a heated exchange following a game against UMass in which he threatened to kill coach John Calipari. “John Chaney was more than just a Hall of Fame Basketball coach. "Everybody in their lives, whether they’re in coaching, outside of coaching, or whatever profession, needs a person like coach Chaney in their life.”_____Associated Press writer Jonathan Poet contributed to this report.