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The Phog Rolls Out

Forrest C. "Phog" Allen, 88, dies at his home in Lawrence. Coach Allen coached basketball at KU for 39 years and compiled a record of 691-219. He also served KU in other roles including Athletics Director and football coach. James Naismith, inventor of the basketball, called Allen "The Father of Basketball Coaching."

Lawrence Journal-World, Sept. 16, 1974.Phog Dies001

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