- Arad McCutchan
Arad A. McCutchan (
July 4, 1912– June 16, 1993) was a well-known collegiate basketballcoach. The Evansville, Indiananative coached his hometown University of Evansvillefrom 1946 to 1977, guiding the Purple Aces to a 515-313 record.
McCutchan spent seven years coaching
Bosse High School(1936-43) before serving in the United States Navyduring World War II. In 1946 he took over the head coaching position at University of Evansville . In the following years he guided them to five NCAA College Division championships (1959, 1960, 1964, 1965, 1971) as well as three undefeated seasons in their conference (1964, 1965, 1971). McCutchan was named NCAA College Division Coach of the Year two times (1964, 1965). He was an assistant coach to Gene Bartowfor the US national team in the 1974 FIBA World Championship, where he won the bronze medal. [ [http://www.usabasketball.com/history/mwc_1974.html 1974 USA Basketball] ] On April 27, 1981he was elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame.
His first name, Arad, was inherited from a grandfather who was named from the Bible. He often said the name was Hebrew for "wild ass."
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