Fred R. Taylor Coach
Inducted in 2006
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Inductee 1986
Fred R. Taylor made his mark as an excellent recruiter of smart and savvy players. In 1960 Taylor won the NCAA Championship with a team that included future Hall of Famers Jerry Lucas, John Havlicek and Bob Knight. Taylor coached Ohio State to the NCAA Final Four three years in a row and received Coach of the Year honors in 1961 and 1962.
Where They Were
Ohio State University 1959-1976