George Buchheit

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George Buchheit
George Buchheit, c. 1920.jpg
The Illio, 1920
Biographical details
Born(1898-03-22)March 22, 1898
DiedMay 24, 1972(1972-05-24) (aged 74)
Playing career
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1932–1935Bloomsburg State
1936Bloomsburg State (line)
1940–1941Bloomsburg State
1945Bloomsburg State
1932–1943Bloomsburg State
1944–1946Bloomsburg State
Head coaching record
Overall15–26–4 (football)
163–132 (basketball)

George Clifford Buchheit[1] (March 22, 1898 – May 24, 1972) was an American college basketball coach. He was the head of the Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball team of the University of Kentucky from 1920 to 1924, where he compiled a 44–27 record. From 1924 to 1928, Buchheit was the head coach of the Duke Blue Devils men's basketball team of Duke University.

From 1932 to 1945, he was the head coach for the Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania football team and compiled a 15–27–4 record.[2]

Buchheit attended University of Illinois.

Head coaching record[edit]

College basketball[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Kentucky Wildcats (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1919–1921)
1919–20 Kentucky 5–7
1920–21 Kentucky 13–1
Kentucky Wildcats (Southern Conference) (1921–1924)
1921–22 Kentucky 10–5 3–1 3rd
1922–23 Kentucky 3–10 0–5 18th
1923–24 Kentucky 13–3 6–2 5th
Kentucky: 44–27 9–8
Duke Blue Devils (No Conference) (1924–1928)
1924–25 Duke 4–9
1925–26 Duke 8–12
1926–27 Duke 4–10
1927–28 Duke 9–5
Duke: 25–36
Total: 69–63

      National champion         Postseason invitational 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


  1. ^ Duke University's Chanticleer, 1926
  2. ^ George C. Buchheit Records by Year, College Football Data Warehouse, retrieved February 6, 2009.

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