W. O. Hamilton

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W. O. Hamilton
Sport(s) Basketball, track
Biographical details
Born c. 1876
Died December 29, 1951 (aged 75)
Lawrence, Kansas
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Basketball
1898–1899
1906–1908
1909–1919

William Jewell
William Jewell
Kansas
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1911–1919 Kansas
Head coaching record
Overall 142–73 (basketball)
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
5 Basketball
MVIAA (1910–1912, 1914–1915)

William Oliver Hamilton (c. 1876 – December 29, 1951) was an American basketball coach, track coach, and college athletics administrator. He served as the third head basketball coach at the University of Kansas, coaching the Jayhawks from 1909 to 1919.

Hamilton later worked as a car dealer in Lawrence, Kansas. He died there of December 29, 1951 at the age of 75.[1]

Head coaching record[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
William Jewell Cardinals () (1898–1899)
1898–99 William Jewell 1–2
William Jewell Cardinals () (1906–1908)
1906–07 William Jewell 4–5
1907–08 William Jewell 12–6
William Jewell: 17–13
Kansas Jayhawks (Missouri Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1909–1919)
1909–10 Kansas 18–1 7–1 1st
1910–11 Kansas 12–6 9–3 1st
1911–12 Kansas 11–7 6–2 1st
1912–13 Kansas 16–6 7–3 2nd
1913–14 Kansas 17–1 13–1 1st
1914–15 Kansas 16–1 13–1 1st
1915–16 Kansas 6–12 5–11 4th
1916–17 Kansas 12–8 9–7 4th
1917–18 Kansas 10–8 9–8 3rd
1918–19 Kansas 7–9 5–9 5th
Kansas: 125–59 83–46
Total: 142–72

      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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Old Home Town; 10 Years Ago 1951". Lawrence Journal-World. December 29, 1961. Retrieved March 4, 2014.