Former University of Houston men’s basketball coach Guy V. Lewis died Thursday morning at the age of 93. According to Houston Athletic Director Hunter Yuracheck, the coaching legend best known for his “Phi Slama Jama” teams in the 1980s was surrounded by family at a retirement facility in Kyle, Tex., when he passed. “Our thoughts and […]
Lewis coached the Cougars for 30 years, with Final Four appearances in 1967 and 1968, but he is best remembered for his squads of the 1980s and their thunderous style of play.
Guy V. Lewis, coach of Houston's Phi Slama Jama teams, dies at age 93
Former University of Houston men's basketball coach Guy V. Lewis, best known for leading the Phi Slama Jama teams of the 1980s, has died. He was 93.