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For the article concerning the Illinois capitalist and industrialist John Whitfield Bunn, please see the Wikipedia article entitled, "John Whitfield Bunn."John Whitfield Bunn

John W. Bunn (September 26, 1898 – August 13, 1979) was an American basketball coach and key contributor to the game of basketball. The Wellston, Ohio native played three seasons under coach Phog Allen at University of Kansas while earning his bachelors degree (1917-21). He later became an assistant to Allen for nine seasons (1921-30). In 1930 he became men's basketball head coach at Stanford University, where he coached college all-time great Hank Luisetti. After he left Stanford, Bunn went on to coach Springfield College (1946-56) and Colorado State College (now the University of Northern Colorado) (1956-63).

Bunn served as Chairman of the Basketball Hall of Fame form 1949 to 1963. On October 1, 1964 Bunn was inducted to the Basketball Hall of Fame as a contributor. For his tireless contribution, the Basketball Hall of Fame annually presents an award in his name.

Bunn also authored six influential books on coaching, officiating and team play.

Preceded by
Husky Hunt
Stanford Men's Head Basketball Coach
1930–1938
Succeeded by
Everett Dean
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