By Russell Rice
Adolph Rupp: Kentucky's Basketball Baron is the approved boigraphy of the nation's winningest basketball trainer. Written by means of longtime good friend and affiliate Russell Rice, the publication strains Rupp's own lifestyles and a profession that spanned forty two years on the collage of Kentucky.
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The interview went well, but Rupp wasn't interested in a short contract, a long contract, or any contract at all. He simply wanted an opportunity to show the people at Kentucky what he could do. If they liked him and he liked them, they would talk about a contract. If he didn't like them, he would quit; if they didn't like him, they could fired him. Pat Harmon, a Freeport native and the sports editor of the Cincinnati Post and Times-Star, asked a council member why they hired Rupp. " Page 19 Chapter Four YoungWildcat When Adolph Rupp arrived at the University of Kentucky, he wanted to be more than just another assistant football coach coaching basketball.
After posting an impressive 43-9 record at Kansas, Allen became a teacher and coach at the Haskell Institute. He also coached at Central Missouri in Warrensburg before returning to Kansas in 1919 as the athletic director. He was also the freshman basketball coach. When the varsity coach, Carl Schlademan, resigned that post before the season began, Allen took over his duties. In mid-October, students intending to try out for the freshman basketball squad reported to Allen's office, where he drilled them in the fundamentals of the game.
He was the school's best debater and a leader in class projects. His was the starring role a football heroin the senior class play. After graduation, Adolph used the money he had saved from summer work to travel by rail to Emporia, where he planned to attend the state college. He spent two hours in Emporia before deciding that wasn't the place for him. He put his trunk back on the train and headed for the University of Kansas. It was a decision he would never regret. Page 7 Chapter Two Jayhawker At the University of Kansas, Rupp encountered two men whose names are synonymous with basketball: Dr.