Marvin Wood Biography

Marvin Wood

Age: 71

coach of the Milan High School basketball team that won the 1954 Indiana state championship and inspired the movie "Hoosiers"; coached Milan for just two seasons, reaching the state finals in 1953 and upsetting Muncie Central in the 1954 title game; actor Gene Hackman played Wood in "Hoosiers". Wood died of bone cancer.

Died: Mishawaka, Ind., October 13, 1999

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