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Tuscaloosa Basketball Yearly Summary

Tuscaloosa Black Bears
Tuscaloosa High School

 Tuscaloosa, AL
Colors: Red & Black

 Season   Games   Class   Area   Championship   Record   Coach 
1977-784A8-   Ben Shurett
1976-774A8-   Marion Pierson
1975-764A4-   Tom Tarleton
1974-754A4Area Champs & Elite 822-3   Tom Tarleton
1973-744A425-3   Tom Tarleton
1972-734A418-6   Tom Tarleton
1971-724A4-   Tom Tarleton
1970-714A419-7   Tom Tarleton
1969-704A426-3   Tom Tarleton
1968-694A425-4   Tom Tarleton
1967-684A2Area Champs & Final Four23-8   Tom Tarleton
1966-674A3Area Champs & Final Four29-2   Tom Tarleton
1965-664A3Area Champs & Elite 826-4   Tom Tarleton
1964-654A3Area Champs & Elite 825-5   Tom Tarleton
1963-644A3Area & State Champs28-1   Tom Tarleton

 1923-1963 District Format
 Season   Games   Class   Area   Championship   Record   Coach 
1962-63AA5District Champs & Final Four29-3   Tom Tarleton
1961-62AA5District Champs & Final Four33-2   Tom Tarleton
1960-61AA5District & State Champs34-0   Tom Tarleton
1959-60AA528-5   Tom Tarleton
1958-59AA523-7   Billy Henderson
1957-58AA5District Champs & Elite 821-7   Billy Henderson
1956-57AA512-15   Billy Henderson
1955-56AA514-11   Billy Henderson
1954-55AA5District & State Champs29-3   Billy Henderson
1953-54AA518-7   Billy Henderson
1952-53AA523-8   Billy Henderson
1951-52AA516-11   Billy Henderson
1950-51AA514-7   Billy Henderson
1949-50AA524-4   Wheeler Leath
1948-49AA513-11   Wheeler Leath
1947-48AA510-8   Wheeler Leath
1946-47A58-11   Frank Kendall
1945-46A513-7   Frank Kendall
1944-45A56-10   Frank Kendall
1943-44A57-4   Frank Kendall
1942-43A58-3   Frank Kendall
1941-42A56-11   Frank Kendall
1940-41A513-6   Frank Kendall
1939-40A5District Champs18-4   Frank Kendall
1938-39A510-8   Hilmon Holley
1937-38A515-7   Hilmon Holley
1936-37A518-14   Hilmon Holley
1935-36A59-11   Hilmon Holley
1934-35A5District & State Champs19-2   Hilmon Holley
1933-34A59-6   Hilmon Holley
1932-33A5District Champs & Final Four14-8   Al Clemens
1931-32A510-7   Al Clemens
1930-31A510-4   Al Clemens
1929-30A5-   Paul Burnum
1928-29-   Paul Burnum
1927-2811-6   Paul Burnum
1924-256-3   Harvey Pugh
1923-248-3   Matt Clinton
1922-235-3   Matt Clinton
1921-22-   A.L. Dawson
1920-21-   A.L. Dawson

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