John Oldham

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John Oldham (June 22, 1923 – November 23, 2020) was an American college and professional basketball player, college basketball coach and athletic director.[1] He was born in Beaver Dam, Kentucky. From 1949 to 1951, he played for the Fort Wayne Pistons. From 1955 to 1964, he coached the Tennessee Golden Eagles and from 1964 to 1971, he coached the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers.

Oldham died on November 23, 2020 in Bowling Green, Kentucky at the age of 97.[2]

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  1. Ruby, Earl (1979). Red Towel Territory : A History of Athletics at Western Kentucky University. American National Bank and Trust Co.
  2. John Oldham, coach of WKU's 1971 Final Four basketball team, dies at age 97