Bobby Jones (basketball coach)
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1972-1980||Kentucky Wesleyan College|
Bobby Jones is an American basketball coach. He is the former head men's basketball coach at Kentucky Wesleyan College. He played basketball at Georgetown College (Kentucky). He worked two years as assistant coach at Georgetown College before becoming assistant-coach with the Kentucky Wesleyan Panthers in 1967. In 1972 he was promoted to head coach, after the resignation of Bob Daniels.
Jones was fired as head coach in December 1979, but agreed to finish the season. On 25-2-1980, he coached his last game at Kentucky Wesleyan. He could stay on as athletic director. He was hampered in his career by ailment and accusations of unenthusiastic recruiting.
Head coaching record
|Kentucky Wesleyan (Independent) (1972–1978)|
|1972-73||Kentucky Wesleyan||24-6||NCAA Div II Champion|
|1973-74||Kentucky Wesleyan||20-6||NCAA Div II Sweet 16|
|Kentucky Wesleyan (Great Lakes Valley Conference) (1978–1980)|
National champion Postseason invitational champion
- "Wesleyan assistant Bob Jones promoted". United Press International. 1972-04-25. Retrieved 9 January 2012.
- "Boles named Wesleyan assistant". Evansville Press. 1972-05-31. Retrieved 9 January 2012.
- "Bob Jones wins his final game". Evansville Press. 1980-02-26. Retrieved 9 January 2012.
- Happy Days Are Here Again
- Championship History
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