Metcalf won the most basketball games in SWC

Texas History

On Mar. 11, 1964, a dozen days after winning their first Southwest Conference basketball championship in 41 years, the Texas Aggies fell to powerful Texas Western in only the second NCAA Tournament game in school history.

A rookie head coach by the name of Shelby Metcalf had shown Aggieland there really was something else to do in the winter besides get ready for the next football season.

The 34 year old Okie with the mischievous sense of humor was born and raised in Tulsa. The high school hoops star attended a Sooner State junior college for one year before transferring to East Texas State in Commerce, where Bobby Rogers turned him into an All-American guard in the smallcollege division.



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