Clarence Gaines

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Birthday
21, 1923
Birthplace
Kentucky
Death Date
Apr 18, 2005 (81)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
21, 1923
Birthplace
Kentucky
Death Date
Apr 18, 2005 (81)

About

Big House Gaines coached basketball for 47 years at Winston-Salem State.

Before Fame

He graduated as his high school class salutorian, while earning All-State honors in football.

Trivia

He led Winston-Salem State to a historic NCAA title in 1967.

Family Life

He was married to Clara Berry for 55 years.

Associated With

Bob Knight is one of the few college coaches with more career wins than him.