Hall of Fame

Cecil Crowley

A Corsicana, Texas native, Coach Crowley came to Tech to join Coach Joe Aillet's football and basketball staff in 1940. Except for a two-year stint in the service during 1943 and 1944, coach Crowley was Tech's head basketball coach for 21 seasons through 1964 and put together an outstanding record of 270 wins in 490 games. His Bulldog teams won eight conference championships, he was named "Coach of the Year" three different years and he produced over 40 all-conference players during his tenure. Coach Crowley was inducted into the Louisiana Association of Basketball Coaches Hall of Fame in 1979.