Bill Rohr

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For the professional baseball player, see Billy Rohr.
Bill Rohr
Sport(s) Basketball
Biographical details
Born Massillon, Ohio
Died July 16, 1986(1986-07-16)
Oxford, Ohio
Alma mater Ohio Wesleyan
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1951–1957
1957–1963
Miami (OH)
Northwestern
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1963–1978 Ohio
Head coaching record
Overall 157–117 (.573)
Tournaments NCAA: 0-3 (.000)
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
4x MAC Champion (1952, 1953, 1955, 1957)

Bill Rohr was a college men's basketball coach and athletics administrator. He was the head coach of Miami (OH) from 1951 to 1957, and Northwestern from 1957-1963. He coached his teams to a 157-117 record, winning four Mid-American Conference championships at Miami and made three NCAA tournament appearances. He also served as Ohio University's athletic director from 1963 to 1978. An alumnus of Ohio Wesleyan University, he was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity.[1]

Head coaching record[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Miami Redskins (Mid-American Conference) (1951–1957)
1951–52 Miami 19-6 9-3 T-1st
1952–53 Miami 17-6 10-2 1st NCAA First Round
1953–54 Miami 12-10 7-5 3rd
1954–55 Miami 14-9 11-3 1st NCAA First Round
1955–56 Miami 12-8 8-4 2nd
1956–57 Miami 17-8 11-1 1st NCAA First Round
Miami: 91–47 (.659) 56–18 (.757)
Northwestern Wildcats (Big Ten Conference) (1957–1963)
1957–58 Northwestern 13-9 8-6 T-4th
1958–59 Northwestern 15-7 8-6 T-2nd
1959–60 Northwestern 11-12 8-6 T-3rd
1960–61 Northwestern 10-12 6-8 6th
1961–62 Northwestern 8-15 3-11 T-9th
1963–62 Northwestern 9-15 6-8 7th
Northwestern: 66–70 (.485) 39–45 (.464)
Total: 157–117 (.573)

      National champion         Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

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