Ernie McCoy was the captain of the 1928-29 University of Michigan basketball team and led the team to the Western Conference title. At the end of the season, he was named to the College Basketball All-American team.   McCoy completed a masters degree in physical education at Columbia University, then took a position as coach and athletic at Montclair, New Jersey high school and later at Montclair Teachers College. McCoy returned to Michigan in 1940 as an assistant football coach and assistant athletic director for Fritz Crisler. He was an assistant basketball coach in 1947-48 and took over as head coach the following season. He compiled 40-47 overall and 18-34 conference record over three seasons. McCoy later served as Athletic Director at Penn State and Miami University.


ERNIE McCOY Height: 6:02 Weight: 175 College: Michigan’29
Ernest Browing McCoy Born: Jul 20, 1904        Died:   Sep 16, 1980 Hometown: Detroit, Mi.
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1926-27 Michigan College
1927-28 Michigan College
1928-29 Michigan College
1929-30 Detroit/Jackson NPBL 10 19 7 45 4.5
1932-33 Montclair AC Indep
1933-34 Newark ABL 17 12 5 29 1.7
Major League Totals 27 31 12 74 2.7






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