April 26, 1889|
|Died||January 13, 1968
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|Head coaching record|
Clarence Merle "Nibs" Price (April 26, 1889 – January 13, 1968) was an American football and basketball coach. After coaching at San Diego High School, he served as the head football coach at the University of California, Berkeley from 1926 to 1930, compiling the a record of 27–17–3, and the head men's basketball coach at Berkeley from 1924 to 1954, tallying a mark of 453–294. Succeeding Andy Smith as Cal's football coach, Price guided the Golden Bears to the 1929 Rose Bowl, a game infamous for Roy Riegels's wrong-way run. His 1926–27 basketball team finished the season with a 17–0 record and was retroactively named the national champion by the Premo-Porretta Power Poll. Price died on January 13, 1968 at the age of 77 in Oakland, California.
Head coaching record
|California Golden Bears (Pacific Coast Conference) (1926–1930)|
|California Golden Bears (Pacific Coast Conference) (1924–1954)|
|1926–27||California||17–0||5–0||1st||Premo-Porretta National Champions|
|1945–46||California||30–6||11–1||1st||NCAA Final Four|
|California:||453–294 (.606)||176–129 (.577)|
National champion Postseason invitational champion
- "California season-by-season results". sports-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved May 25, 2015.
- ESPN, ed. (2009). ESPN College Basketball Encyclopedia: The Complete History of the Men's Game. New York, NY: ESPN Books. p. 532. ISBN 978-0-345-51392-2.
- "Nib Price Dies At 77". The Spokesman-Review. Associated Press. January 14, 1968. Retrieved January 22, 2011.
- Nibs Price at College Basketball at Sports-Reference.com