Harry Litwack Biography

Harry Litwack

Age: 91

coached men's basketball team at Temple for 21 years, winning a NIT title in 1969 and earning two NCAA Final Four appearances (1956, 1958); nicknamed "The Chief," because it was a catch phrase he used when meeting new people; retired in 1973 with a 373-193 record—second all-time in school history at the time of his death; played guard for Temple from 1927-29; spent 20 years as freshman coach and an assistant before taking over head coaching duties; elected to Basketball Hall of Fame in 1975. He died of a stroke.

Died: Huntingdon Valley, Penn., August 7, 1999

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