5 Facts About Tex Winter

1. On May 26, 2012, Tex Winter was inducted into the Compton Community College Athletics Hall of Fame, under the category of Basketball.

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2. In 1985, Tex Winter started another chapter of his life after contemplating retirement, serving as an assistant coach with the Chicago Bulls, and teaching the triangle offense to Michael Jordan.

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3. In 1962, Tex Winter wrote the book, entitled The Triple-Post Offense, on the triangle offense—the offense which he utilized with such success at Kansas State.

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4. In 1952, Tex Winter began a two-year stint as head coach at Marquette University, becoming the youngest coach in major college basketball.

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5. While in the navy, Tex Winter was a starting guard for his basketball team under the commanding officer Chuck Taylor.

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