Hugh McDermott (basketball)
Hugh Virgil McDermott (November 19, 1893 – July 29, 1978) was the head basketball coach at the University of Oklahoma from 1922 to 1938. During his tenure, he compiled a record of 185-106. He also won the Missouri Valley Conference title and Big Eight Conference title. Prior to his coaching days, McDermott was also a star player for the Oklahoma team while in college. He was the 1918 team captain. After resigning, McDermott took a job as head of the University's Physical Education Department.
Head coaching record
|Oklahoma Sooners (Missouri Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1921–1928)|
|Oklahoma Sooners (Big Eight Conference) (1928–1938)|
|Oklahoma:||185–106 (.636)||60–46 (.566)|
National champion Postseason invitational champion
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- "Big Eight Conference historical standings" (PDF). Big 12 Conference. Retrieved 21 December 2013.