Donohue won 71 straight games at Power Memorial
OTTAWA -- Jack Donohue, the high school coach of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and for years the face of Canadian basketball, died at 70.
He died of cancer Wednesday in Ottawa, the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport said Thursday.
Donohue coached Abdul-Jabbar, then Lew Alcindor, at Power Memorial Academy in New York and had a record of 163-30, including 71 straight wins, from 1959 to 1965.
He was the coach at Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass., from 1965 to
1972 and had a record ...
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