Illustrated front and inside front cover for the 1980-81 University of Houston [Texas] Basketball program. Featured on the front cover are Guy V. Lewis (1922-2015), Head Coach with 455 Career Wins and 21 Straight Nonlosing Seasons and 25 years of past standout athletes, Louis Dunbar (22), 1972-75; Otis Birdsong (10) 1973-77); Dwight Jones (12), 1971-73; Poo Welch (24), 1969-71; and Dwight Davis (42), 1969-72). Mentioned on the inside front cover is 1946 -- Guy Lewis, member of First Cougar Basketball Team (top right). Other standout athletes shown are Gary Phillips (54), 1958-61; Ken Spain 1966-69; Ollie Taylor (22), 1968-70; Don Chaney (24), 1965-68; Elvin Hayes (44), 1965-68; Joe Hamood 1964-66; Lyle Harger (42), 1961-63; and Don Schverak 1961-64). Printed on the bottom of the inside cover: Made NCAA Final Four in 1966-67 & 1967-68. Ranked No. 1 by AP, UPI for 1967-68 Regular Season. January 20, 1968 -- UH 71 UCLA 69 -- Astrodome (Attendance 52,693). A scarlet red and albino white scarf, the colors for Houston, flow in the background of the front to the inside front cover.
Pittsburg State University, Kansas, Axe Library, Special Collections
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