Jacksonville’s Durham calls it a career
Jacksonville, FL (Sports Network) – Jacksonville University has announced the
retirement of Hugh Durham, one of the winningest coaches in college basketball
Durham, 67, ends his career with a record of 633-429, placing him 25th on
college basketball’s all-time win list.
Durham has spent the last eight seasons in Jacksonville and led the Dolphins
to a 106-119 record. He had also served as the school’s athletic director.
Durham is best known for his years as a head coach at Florida State (1966-78)
and Georgia (1978-95). He took both of those schools to the Final Four.
Florida State lost the 1972 National Championship to UCLA. Durham is one of
just 11 coaches to take two different teams to the Final Four and one of only
five coaches to win 200 games at two different schools.
Newly-hired athletic director Alan Verlander will begin the search process for
a new head coach immediately.