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   MEET THE HOOP HISTORIANS
   
 

  JOHN TIERNEY

Residence:  Frankfort, Illinois
Birthday:  October 30
Final Fours Attended: (43) -- 1973, 1975-1983, 1985-2017

Member of the Hoop Historians since 2012

 
  
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John is a retired high school basketball coach who had coaching stints in Britt, Iowa (1961-62); Marmion Academy (1962-64); Rock Falls (1964-1975); and Hillcrest (1975-1981).  He recorded back-to-back 25-4 seasons at Rock Falls in 1973 and 1974, capturing the state regional title both years.  Tierney has attended 43 Final Fours since 1973.  John played at Upper Iowa University (Fayette, IA) being a two-time All-Conference selection, averaging 17.1 points per game in his junior year and 18.3 points per contest as a senior.  He is a member of the Class of 2005 Upper Iowa University Hall of Fame, and was elected to the Illinois Basketball Coaches Hall of Fame in 2011.


Click Here for John Tierney's NCAA Tournament Game Log


 

 


 

  
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