George Edwards (basketball)

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George Edwards
Sport(s) Basketball, Golf
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Basketball
1926-1946

Golf
1926-1941

Missouri


Missouri
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1942-1944(SID)
1943-1945
Missouri
Missouri
Head coaching record
Overall 181–172 (.513)
Tournaments NCAA: 1-1 (.500)
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
3x Big Six Championships (1930, 1939, 1940)

George Edwards was a college men's basketball coach, golf coach, and athletics administrator. He was the head coach of Missouri from 1926 to 1946. He coached Missouri to a 181-172 record, winning three Big Six Conference championships and one NCAA tournament appearance. He also served as Missouri's athletic director from 1943 to 1945. He was inducted into the Missouri athletics Hall of Fame in 1991.[1]

Head coaching record[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Missouri Tigers (Missouri Valley Conference) (1926–1928)
1926–27 Missouri 9-8 6-4 3rd
1927–28 Missouri 13-5 13-5 2nd
Missouri Tigers (Big Six Conference) (1928–1926)
1928–29 Missouri 11-7 7-3 2nd
1929–30 Missouri 15-3 8-2 1st
1930–31 Missouri 8-9 5-5 T-3rd
1931–32 Missouri 9-9 6-4 T-2nd
1932–33 Missouri 10-8 6-4 3rd
1933–34 Missouri 10-8 6-4 T-2nd
1934–35 Missouri 9-9 8-8 3rd
1935–36 Missouri 5-12 2-8 6th
1936–37 Missouri 7-9 2-8 5th
1937–38 Missouri 9-9 4-6 T-3rd
1938–39 Missouri 12-9 7-3 T-1st
1939–40 Missouri 13-6 8-2 T-1st
1940–41 Missouri 6-10 2-8 6th
1941–42 Missouri 6-12 2-8 6th
1942–43 Missouri 7-10 5-5 T-3rd
1943–44 Missouri 10-9 5-5 T-3rd NCAA Elite Eight
1944–45 Missouri 8-10 5-5 T-3rd
1945–46 Missouri 6-11 3-7 T-4th
Missouri: 181–172 (.513) 110–104 (.514)
Total: 181–172 (.513)

      National 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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