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Then-University of Detroit Coach Dick Vitale Has Brief Encounter With Legendary Adolph Rupp During 1

By Jamie H. Vaught


Before he became a household name as a colorful TV broadcaster, Dick Vitale (pictured below at his Florida home) was coaching basketball.

One of his stops was at the University of Detroit where he served as the head coach for four years during the mid-1970s.....

Read the entire column, appearing in and other Kentucky media outlets.

Photo by Jamie H. Vaught

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