Howard Cann

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Birthday
11, 1895
Birthplace
Connecticut
Death Date
Dec 18, 1992 (97)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
11, 1895
Birthplace
Connecticut
Death Date
Dec 18, 1992 (97)

About

Hall of Fame basketball coach who spent 35 years with New York University, leading them to a 429-235 record.

Before Fame

Standing at 6'4" and weighing in at 217 pounds, he was one of N.Y.U.'s most dominant basketball players.

Trivia

His 1933-34 team went 16-0, and in 1944 his team reached the NCAA Championship, losing by a single point to Oklahoma State.

Family Life

His father Frank Cann was the director of physical education at N.Y.U.

Associated With

Phog Allen, 10 years his senior, was another Hall of Fame basketball coach.