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Part of University of Kentucky Basketball Media Guides (Men)

continued to assist the football staff as line coach until 1944. The next year, 1945, he assumed full charge of the grid squad for one season before turning the job over to mentor Paul (Bear) Bryant in 1946. The Kentucky Athletic Director is currently chairman of the NCAA Basketball Tournament Committee and for the past 1 1 years has been president of the Southeastern Conference Coaches and Athletic Directors Association. He served as chairman of the SEC Basketball Committee for a number of years and is a past chairman of the NCAA summer baseball group. Shively and his wife, Ruth, have two children. Doug was a star end on the UK grid team for three years ending in 1958 and is now coaching at VP1 while daughter Suzanne was a Phi Beta Kappa graduate in 1957. UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY TO HOST NCAA MIDEAST REGIONAL IN MARCH University of Kentucky's Memorial Coliseum again will be the site of one step in'the determination of the national collegiate basketball champion as the Mideast Regiona. of the 1965 NCAA Tournament is staged in the spacious arena. Bemie A. Shively, Kentucky Athletic Director and chairman of the national tournament committee, announced that dates of the sectional phase of the 27th Annual National Collegiate Championships will be March 12-13. In addition to the Mideast Regional in Lexington, eliminations are to be staged on the same daes on three other college campuses. The East Regional will be at University of Maryland, Midwest at Kansas State, and West at Brigham Young University. The national finals will be held at Portland, Ore., on March 19-20. Participants in the Mideast Regional at UK again will be drawn from the Southeastern Conference, Big Ten Conference and a preliminary round playoff at a date and site still to be decided. Champions of the two conferences get automatic byes into the regional and are to be paired against winners of preliminary round games involving the Ohio Valley Conference champion and Mid-America Conference champion versus at-large selections. How the first-round winners are paired in the regional will be determined later by the tournament committee, Shively explained. The UK Coliseum, one of the most spacious on-campus arenas in the South, has been the site of a portion of the NCAA Tournament six times previously since its completion in 1950. First round playoffs were staged in the building in 1955, 1959, 1960 and 1962 while regional tournaments were held in 1957 and 1958. Kentucky played in the two regional attractions, being eliminated by Michigan State in 1957 and defeating Miami (Ohio) and Notre Dame in 1958 enroute to its fourth and last national championship. ON THE TRAIL OF TITLES NCCA CHAMPIONS 1939 Oregon 1948 Kentucky 1957 North Carolina 1940 Indiana 1949 Kentucky 1958 Kentucky 1941 Wisconsin 1950 CCNY 1959 California 1942 Stanford 1951 Kentucky 1960 Ohio State 1943 Wyoming 1952 Kansas 1961 Cincinnati 1 944 Utah 1953 1 ndiana 1962 Cincinnati 1945 Oklahoma A&M 1954 LaSalle 1963 Loyola (Chicago) 1946 Oklahoma A&M 1955 San Francisco 1964 UCLA 1947 Holy Cross 1956 San Francisco 8