21 Facts About Bobby Hurley


Robert Matthew Hurley was born on June 28,1971 and is an American basketball coach and former player who is the head coach of the Arizona State Sun Devils.

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Bobby Hurley was previously the head coach at the University at Buffalo.

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Bobby Hurley is the all-time leader in assists in NCAA basketball.

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Bobby Hurley played in the National Basketball Association for the Sacramento Kings and Vancouver Grizzlies from 1993 to 1998.

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Bobby Hurley was a point guard for coach Mike Krzyzewski's Duke University team from 1989 to 1993.

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Bobby Hurley was a first-team All-American in 1993, went to the Final Four three times, and helped lead the Blue Devils to back-to-back national championships in 1991 and 1992 with All American teammates Christian Laettner and Grant Hill, earning Final Four Most Outstanding Player honors in 1992.

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Bobby Hurley remains the NCAA all-time assists leader with 1076 assists, and Duke's single game assist leader with 16.

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In 2002, Bobby Hurley was named to the ACC 50th Anniversary men's basketball team as one of the fifty greatest players in Atlantic Coast Conference history.

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In 2006, Bobby Hurley, who is of Polish descent through his mother, was inducted into the National Polish American Sports Hall of Fame.

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At Duke, Bobby Hurley was a member of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity.

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Coincidentally, Bobby Hurley played against his younger brother Dan in an NCAA Tournament game, when Duke squared off against Seton Hall.

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Bobby Hurley was selected by the Sacramento Kings as the seventh pick in the 1993 NBA draft.

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Bobby Hurley signed a shoe contract with a new shoe company ITZ, which was sold at Foot Locker exclusively.

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On December 12,1993 while Bobby Hurley was returning home following a game in his rookie season, he was involved in a car accident.

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Bobby Hurley was not wearing a seat belt, was thrown from his vehicle, and suffered severe life-threatening injuries.

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Kings teammate Mike Peplowski was driving five minutes behind Bobby Hurley and was among the first on the scene to render immediate aid.

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Bobby Hurley was traded to the Vancouver Grizzlies on February 18,1998, and played in 27 games for the Grizzlies.

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Bobby Hurley was hired as a scout by the Philadelphia 76ers in 2003.

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Fan of thoroughbred horse racing, Bobby Hurley owned Songandaprayer who won the 2001 Fountain of Youth Stakes.

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Dan Bobby Hurley had been hired as Wagner's head coach on April 6,2010.

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On March 26,2013, Bobby Hurley was named the head coach of the Buffalo Bulls, replacing Reggie Witherspoon.

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