The legacy of Temple basketball coach John Chaney
The legacy of Temple basketball coach John Chaney John Chaney, the commanding force behind the Temple University men's basketball team, died on Friday. In his 24 years on the sideline, Chaney led the Owls to 17 NCAA tournaments. Dana Jacobson details his legendary life.cbsnews.com
John Chaney, iconic Temple University basketball coach, has died at 89
Iconic Temple University basketball coach John Chaney died Friday at age 89, the school said in a statement. Cheney, who was best known for coaching the men's basketball team to victory, died following "a short illness," the university said. "John Chaney was a great coach, but he was so much more. Before he arrived at Temple, the men's basketball program "had never participated in back-to-back NCAA Tournaments," the university said. — dawnstaley (@dawnstaley) January 29, 2021In 1987, Chaney received the Henry Iba Award for the best college basketball coach of the year.cbsnews.com
John Chaney, Temple’s commanding basketball coach and Jacksonville native, dies
PHILADELPHIA – John Chaney’s raspy, booming voice drowned out the gym when he scolded Temple players over a turnover — at the top of his basketball sins — or inferior effort. “Coach Chaney was like a father to me,” McKie said. AdIn 1994, he had a heated exchange following a game against UMass in which he threatened to kill coach John Calipari. “Coach Chaney and I fought every game we competed – as everyone knows, sometimes literally – but in the end he was my friend,” Calipari tweeted. “John Chaney was more than just a Hall of Fame Basketball coach.