John Grimes


John Grimes

High School: Terre Haute Gerstmeyer 1963

College: Indiana State University 1968

Inducted 2019

The head men’s basketball coach at Marian for 36 years, his teams had a 566-408 record between 1976-2012… had the 6th most wins in Indiana college history, 13th best in NAIA history and he became the 10th active coach in NAIA to win 500 games at one school…  his teams made four NAIA national tournament appearances, won three Mid-Central Conference titles and he was named MCC “Coach of the Year” six times...  in 2012, Marian named their basketball floor “John Grimes Court” in his honor

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