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*Bob MacKinnon, Class of 1950, M.S. '60- Men's Basketball

  • Four-year player and senior captain for the Golden Griffins basketball team
  • As a senior, he scored 228 points and as a member of the baseball program, he was team captain and starting third baseman
  • His first head coaching job with Canisius High School in 1951 and earned a 36-2 record through two seasons
  • In 1953, he accepted a position with Canisius College to be their baseball coach, Intramural Director, Freshman Basketball coach, and Assistant Varsity coach
  • Named Eastern Coach of the Year in Basketball, and was also named Coach of the Year in Western New York in both 1963 and 1964, and would coach the Griffs Basketball team until 1972
  • Second former men's basketball player inducted in the Hall of Fame

 


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