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Thursday | December 18, 2014 | 4:35am

Edward J. Hickox

Edward J. Hickox
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Edward J. Hickox Contributor

Inducted in 2006
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Inductee 1959
BIO
Edward J. Hickox began his coaching career at Springfield College in 1926. Over the next sixteen years, he led Springfield to five New England championships. Hickox served on the National Basketball Rules Committee (NBRC) from 1930 to 1948, and was its chairman from 1945 to 48. He was a Charter member of the National Association of Basketball Coaches (1927) and later served as NABC historian from 1944-1966 and NABC president from 1944 to 1946. He was named NABC Man of the Year in 1949. Hickox was Volunteer Executive Secretary of the Basketball Hall of Fame from 1949 to 1963. In 1968, Hickox began the task of building the first Basketball Hall of Fame on the campus of Springfield College, the location of the YMCA Training School where basketball was born.
Where They Are Now

Died January 28, 1966
Where They Were
Lycoming College 1906-1906
Southwestern Oklahoma University 1907-1907
Colorado College 1915-1917
Springfield University 1927-1942
American International College 1945-1947