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Henry Payne Iba (; August 6, 1904 – January 15, 1993) was an American basketball coach and college athletics administrator. He served as the head basketball coach at Northwest Missouri State Teacher's College, now known as Northwest Missouri State University, from 1929 to 1933; the University of Colorado Boulder from 1933 to 1934; and the Oklahoma State University–Stillwater, known as Oklahoma A&M prior to 1957, from 1934 to 1970, compiling a career college basketball coaching record of 751–340. He led Oklahoma A&M to consecutive NCAA Basketball Tournament titles, in 1945 and 1946. Iba was also the athletic director at Oklahoma A&M / Oklahoma State from 1935 to 1970 and the school's head baseball coach from 1934 to 1941, tallying a mark of 90–41. As head coach of the United States men's national basketball team, he led the U.S. to the gold medals at the 1964 and 1968 Summer Olympics. Iba was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1969.

Henry Iba
Biographical details
Born(1904-08-06)August 6, 1904
Easton, Missouri
DiedJanuary 15, 1993(1993-01-15) (aged 88)
Stillwater, Oklahoma
Playing career
Basketball
1923–1927Westminster (MO)
Position(s)Center
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Basketball
1927–1929Classen HS (OK)
1929–1933Northwest Missouri State
1933–1934Colorado
1934–1970Oklahoma A&M / State
Baseball
1934–1941Oklahoma A&M / State
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1935–1970Oklahoma A&M
Head coaching record
Overall751–340 (college basketball)
90–41 (college baseball)
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
Basketball
2 NCAA Tournament (1945, 1946)
4 NCAA Regional—Final Four (1945, 1946, 1949, 1951)
Basketball Hall of Fame
Inducted in 1969 (profile)
College Basketball Hall of Fame
Inducted in 2006
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Henry Iba's About

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Coached the United States Olympic basketball team in three consecutive Olympics and guided Oklahoma State to two national titles.

Henry Iba Family life

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He grew up in Easton, Missouri.

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Henry Iba Before Fame

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He never played professional basketball and instead chose to teach, first at Maryville Teachers' College and later at the University of Colorado.

Henry Iba Trivia

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Arguably his most memorable game came in the gold-medal game at the 1972 Olympics, when the U.S. lost to the Soviet Union 51-50 under controversial circumstances.

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Doug Collins swooshed the two free throws that put the U.S. up by one with three seconds to go in the 1972 gold medal game, but then more time was added and the Russian team scored to win.

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Facts About Henry Iba

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● Henry Iba was born on August 6, 1904 (age 88) in Missouri, United States
● He is a celebrity coach
● In His career, Henry Iba has achieved an Naismith Outstanding Contributor to Men's Basketball
● He attended Classen School of Advanced Studies, Westminster College
● He died on January 15, 1993, Stillwater, OK
● He had 1 child Moe Iba
● Henry Iba has 1 sibling in His family: Clarence Iba



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