Robert “Bob” Morris lettered in basketball,football, baseball, and track at East Stroudsburg Normal College. Morris was a highly successful  high school basketball coach in Pawtuucket, Rhode Island for sixteen years. In 1946, Morris was  simultaneously hired as the Director of the Pawtucket Public schools and  as the head coach for the Providence Steamrollers who had just signed up for the the inaugural season of the Basketball  Association of America. Morris managed to extract a respectable 28-32 record from an undermanned squad.  In April of 1947, Morris resigned as coach of the Steamrollers to accept a position as head basketball coach Brown University where he remained  through 1954, posting  a 61-87 record.


BOB MORRIS Height: 6:00 Weight: 170 College: East Stroudsburg Normal’26
Robert Bruce Morris Born: Nov 3, 1902 Died: Nov, 1896 Hometown: Taylor, Pa.
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1920-21 Scranton PSL 1 0 0 0 0.0 (Played under name Bob Smith)
1921-22 Taylor Scolastics Indep
1922-23 Taylor Scolastics Indep
1923-24 East Strousburg Normal College
1924-25 East Strousburg Normal College
1925-26 East Stroudsburg Normal College
Major League Totals 1 0 0 0 0.0


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