Legendary Temple males’s basketball coach John Chaney has handed away. He was 89.
Chaney was a two-time USBWA Nationwide Coach of the 12 months (1987, 1988) and received the 1978 NCAA Division II Nationwide Championship as teaching Cheyney State.
In 1982, Chaney joined the Owls and revitalized this system, main it to 17 NCAA tournaments and 5 NCAA regional finals. Previous to his arrival at Temple, the workforce had by no means made it to the match in back-to-back seasons.
Underneath Chaney, the Owls made 5 straight March Insanity appearances from 1984 to ‘88 after which 12 straight from 1990 to 2001. In the course of the 1987-88 season, Temple completed the 12 months ranked No. 1 total.
Chaney was entered into the Naismith Basketball Corridor of Fame in 2001 and retired after 24-years of teaching Temple in 2006. His profession file was 516-253 (.671) because the Owls’ coach.
Particulars of Chaney’s dying weren’t instantly made obtainable.