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Guy V. Lewis (born in Arp, Texas, March 19, 1922) was a highly succesful NCAA basketball coach for 30 years at the University of Houston. He led the program to 27 straight winning seasons and 14 seasons with 20 or more wins, including 14 trips to the NCAA tournament, 5 times making the Final Four, and twice playing in the NCAA Championship game, in 1983 and 1984. Arp is a city located in Smith County, Texas. ... Jump to: navigation, search March 19 is the 78th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (79th in leap years). ... Jump to: navigation, search 1922 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often said NC-Double-A) is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletics programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ... Jump to: navigation, search Basketball is very popular in U.S. colleges. ... Jump to: navigation, search Partial view of the University of Houston campus looking northwest to Downtown Houston Motto Founded 1927 School type Flagship State University President Jay Gogue, Ph. ... Final Four is a sports term that is commonly applied to the last four teams remaining in a playoff tournament. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1983 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search This page is about the year 1984. ...


Houston lost both championships, despite his "Phi Slamma Jamma" teams featuring future superstars Clyde Drexler and Hakeem Olajuwon. In 1983, Houston was defeated by North Carolina State, led by Lorenzo Charles; and in 1984, Houston fell to Georgetown, led by Patrick Ewing. Lewis retired in 1986 at number 20 on the all-time NCAA Division I victory list, his 592-279 record giving him a .680 lifetime winning percentage. Jump to: navigation, search Phi Slamma Jamma was the nickname given to the University of Houstons Cougar basketball team from 1982 to 1984. ... Clyde Drexler at a book signing Clyde Austin The Glide Drexler (born June 22, 1962 in New Orleans, Louisiana) is a former NBA all-star guard. ... Hakeem Abdul Olajuwon (born Akeem Abdul Olajuwon on January 21, 1963 in Lagos, Nigeria) is a former college and professional basketball player whose glory days were with the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association. ... North Carolina State University Seal North Carolina State University is an institution of higher learning located in Raleigh, North Carolina. ... There are numerous places around the world named Georgetown. ... Ewing Patrick Aloysius Ewing (born August 5, 1962) is a former NBA player. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


A World War II veteran, Lewis himself had played basketball for the University of Houston until his graduation in 1947. He became an assistant coach there in 1953, and head coach in 1956. As a coach, he was known for championing the dunk, which he characterized as a "high percentage shot", and for keeping brightly colored red and white towels on the bench during games. Jump to: navigation, search World War II was a truly global conflict with many facets: immense human suffering, fierce indoctrinations, and the use of new, extremely devastating weapons such as the atom bomb World War II, also known as the Second World War, was a mid-20th-century conflict that... Jump to: navigation, search 1947 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search 1953 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1956 was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A player dunking Slam Dunk is a term chiefly only known in North America and amongst followers of US basketball. ...


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