Joe B Hall was an American college basketball coach. He was the head coach at the University of Kentucky from 1972 to 1985, leading the Wildcats to a national championship in 1978.
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Joe B Hall: Obituary, Illness, Death Cause, Net Worth At Time Of Death
Joe B. Hall, who succeeded Adolph Rupp and guided Kentucky to a national championship in 1978, has died. He was 93.
Current Kentucky coach John Calipari posted a tribute to Hall on Twitter Saturday morning as the No. 18 Wildcats prepared to host No. 22 Tennessee at Rupp Arena.
“Coach Joe B. Hall – my friend, my mentor, and an icon in our state and in our profession – passed away this morning,” Calipari wrote. “Joe B. Hall took over a program and carried on the winning tradition and legacy of excellence of Kentucky basketball.
Unfortunately, the head basketball coach led the Wildcats to an NCAA men’s basketball championship Joe B. Hall sadly died on Saturday morning, January 9, 2022.
Joe B. Hall was coach of the Wildcats from 1972-1985, replacing Adolph Rupp and leading the team to 10 NCAA Tournament appearances including a national championship in 1978.
Net Worth at time of death:
Per Year: $ 4,00,000
Per Month: $ 32,000
Per Week: $ 8,000
Joe Beasman Hall, better known as Joe B. Hall, (born November 30, 1928) is the former head basketball coach at the University of Kentucky from 1972 to 1985.
He previously coached at Central Missouri State University and Regis University before returning to UK in 1965 to serve as an assistant coach under Adolph Rupp.
He was given a difficult task, to follow in the footsteps of his legendary predecessor, Adolph Rupp.
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