Johnny Orr

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Date of Birth June 10, 1927
Place of Birth Iowa
Date of Death Dec 30, 2013 (86)
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About Johnny Orr

Late college basketball coach who became the winningest coach in the history of both the Michigan Wolverines and Iowa State Cyclone programs. At Michigan, he won the Henry Iba Award as the College Basketball Coach of the Year in 1976

Johnny Orr Before Fame

He attended Taylorville High School, where he led the basketball team to a 45-0 record and a state title in 1944.

Achievement of Johnny Orr

He was named as one of the 100 Legends of the IHSA Boys Basketball Tournament in recognition of his outstanding high school career.

Johnny Orr Family Life

He was survived by his wife, Romie, and three daughters named Rebecca, Jennifer and Leslie.

Associations of Johnny Orr

He and John Beilein have both coached the University of Michigan's men's basketball team.

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