JULY 8, 1991
On this day, Purdue University-West Lafayette men’s basketball coach Gene Keady was a featured speaker at the “Youth and Coaches Basketball Clinic” held at IUPUI. The clinic sought to “merg[e] academic and athletic themes, helping high school basketball stars prepare themselves for the demands of being a college student-athlete.” Keady spoke at the close of the five-day clinic.
Keady served as head coach at Purdue for 25 years and became the school's winningest coach. Under his tutelage, Purdue won six Big Ten conference titles, including three straight wins in 1994-1996.
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