The First Century of Basketball
|Annual Adolph Rupp Invitational Basketball Tournament
Halstead High School
Honoring Coach Adolph F. Rupp, the winningest coach in college basketball, whose boyhood home was Halstead, Kansas.
Adolph F. Rupp
Born and raised in Halstead, Kansas (Sept 2, 1901).
Retired with 876 wins. Most wins in NCAA History.
Member of the 1922 and 1923 teams at Kansas University that won the Helms Foundation National Championships (coach Forest Allen).
Head coach of the Kentucky Wildcats for 42 seasons with a compiled winning percentage of 82%.