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Ray Lumpp

Ray Lumpp (Basketball. Born, Brooklyn, NY, July 11, 1924.) For more than six decades, Ray Lumpp has been a major name in New York sports. Lumpp returned from military service in World War II to play on three post-season tournament teams at N.Y.U. and was the second-highest scorer in the 1948 N.I.T. He then played […]

Howard Cann

Howard Cann (College basketball.  Born, Bridgeport, CT, Oct. 11, 1895; died, Ardsley, NY, Dec. 17, 1992.)  Universally acclaimed as the greatest all-around athlete in New York University history, Howard Cann is also one of the winningest coaches in college basketball.  The son of Frank H. Cann, who became N.Y.U.’s director of physical training in 1897, […]

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