Tom Young (basketball)

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Tom Young (born September 17, 1932) is an American basketball coach. He coached at American University, Rutgers University, Catholic University and Old Dominion University. At Rutgers, Young's 1976 Scarlet Knights had an undefeated regular season record and advanced to the NCAA Final Four. Young also served as an assistant coach for the Washington Wizards of the National Basketball Association under Head Coach Eddie Jordan, who was the starting point guard on the 1976 Rutgers team.

He attended the University of Maryland, where he played on the basketball team, graduating in 1958.[1] In 2003, the University of Maryland Athletic Hall of Fame inducted him into its ranks.[2]

Under Young's tutelage, Phil Sellers, James Bailey, and Jordan evolved into All-Americans and went on to play in the NBA.

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  1. ^ "All-Time Roster", Terrapin Basketball 2009–10 Media Guide, University of Maryland, 2009.
  2. ^ University of Maryland Athletic Hall of Fame: All-Time Inductees, University of Maryland, retrieved July 9, 2010.

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