Edward J. Hickox

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Ed Hickox
Biographical details
Born(1878-04-10)April 10, 1878
Cleveland, Ohio
DiedJanuary 28, 1966(1966-01-28) (aged 87)
Springfield, Massachusetts
Playing career
Football
1901–1904Ohio Wesleyan
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1905–1906Dickinson Academy (PA)
1907Southwestern Normal (OK)
1908–1909Fort Collins HS (CO)
1910–1911Eaton HS (CO)
1922–1923Springfield (MA)
Basketball
1914–1915Colorado College
1926–1942Springfield (MA)
1944–1947American International
Head coaching record
Overall6–12–1 (college football)
251–106 (college basketball)
TournamentsBasketball
0–1 (NCAA)
Basketball Hall of Fame
Inducted in 1959 (profile)
College Basketball Hall of Fame
Inducted in 2006

Edward Junge Hickox (April 10, 1878 – January 28, 1966) was an American basketball coach and administrator. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, he coached the basketball team of Springfield College from 1926 to 1941, coached the American International College basketball team from 1944 to 1947, was a chairman of the National Basketball Rules Committee from 1945 to 1948, served on the Board of Directors of the Basketball Hall of Fame from 1959 to 1966 and was an executive secretary of the Hall of Fame from 1949 to 1963.

Hickox was enshrined in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as a contributor in 1959. He died January 28, 1966, at Springfield Hospital in Springfield, Massachusetts.[1]

Head coaching record[edit]

College football[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Southwestern Normal Bulldogs (Independent) (1907)
1907 Southwestern Normal 0–3–1
Southwestern Normal: 0–3–1
Springfield Gymnasts (Independent) (1922–1923)
1922 Springfield 6–2
1923 Springfield 0–7
Springfield: 6–9
Total: 6–12–1

College basketball[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Colorado College Tigers (Independent) (1914–1915)
1914–15 Colorado College 3–5
Colorado College: 3–5 (.375)
Springfield Gymnasts (Independent) (1926–1942)
1926–27 Springfield 13–1
1927–28 Springfield 18–2
1928–29 Springfield 14–3
1929–30 Springfield 10–7
1930–31 Springfield 11–6
1931–32 Springfield 10–5
1932–33 Springfield 9–8
1933–34 Springfield 11–5
1934–35 Springfield 14–6
1935–36 Springfield 17–4
1936–37 Springfield 18–3
1937–38 Springfield 13–7
1938–39 Springfield 12–8
1939–40 Springfield 16–3 NCAA Elite Eight
1940–41 Springfield 9–11
1941–42 Springfield 14–6
Springfield: 209–85 (.711)
American International Yellow Jackets (Independent) (1944–1947)
1944–45 American International 8–1
1945–46 American International 21–3
1946–47 American International 10–12
American International: 39–16 (.709)
Total: 251–106 (.703)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "E. J. Hickox Dies, Ex-Basketball Coach". Hartford Courant. Hartford, Connecticut. Associated Press. January 29, 1966. p. 13. Retrieved March 16, 2018 – via Newspapers.com open access.

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