Has basketball coach Guy Lewis' time finally come?
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The Associated Press announced on Mar. 4, 1968 that Guy V. Lewis of the undefeated and number-one ranked Houston Cougars had been elected the college basketball “Coach of the Year” by the nation’s sportswriters. Twenty-one years earlier, the World War II vet played in the University of Houston's very first basketball game. The 6-foot-3 center and team captain scored 19 points that night in the victory over North Texas and averaged 21 points a game to lead the Cougars to a Lone Star Conference championship.
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