King Kelly Coleman

Author: Gary P. West
Publisher: Steward & Wise Press
ISBN: 9780977319800
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Never before in print, the authorized King Kelly Coleman story, as told by award-winning author Gary P. West, from actual interviews and information from Coleman himself.

The Big O

Author: Oscar Robertson
Publisher: Rodale
ISBN: 9781579547646
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... in 1955, the same year the series went to two games, Kentucky also started
naming black players to the squad. In 1956, my senior year, the series was being
billed by reporters as a battle between opposites — me and "King" Kelly
Coleman, ...

Who Da Man

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Publisher: Tim Johnson
ISBN: 0692013229
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His fame grew so large that he was nicknamed "King" Kelly Coleman (and he
deserved it more than that usurper "King" Rex Chapman). Originally intending to
play his college ball at West Virginia, Coleman was caught up in so many
recruiting ...

Remembering The 40 S

Author: Truman Fields
Publisher: Author House
ISBN: 9781438997834
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One Wayland fan hired a plane in Lexington to drop leaflets that read, “KING
KELLY COLEMAN, WORLD'S BEST BASKETBALL PLAYER.” The nickname
stuck. Bluegrass basketball fans were more than upset. The stage was set for the
 ...

Floyd County

Author: Lisa Perry
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 9780738585727
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As a senior at Wayland High School in 1955, Kelly Coleman was the focal point
of a lot of attention for his basketball prowess. ... Recruited by many colleges and
universities, "King" Kelly Coleman went on to have an outstanding career at ...

The Kentucky Encyclopedia

Author: John E. Kleber
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 0813159016
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John Winston (“Squire”) Coleman, Jr., author and historian, eldest son of John
Winston and Mary Shelby (Payne) Coleman, ... “KingKelly Coleman, a top
basketball scorer, was born September 21, 1938, at Wayland, Kentucky, fifth
among the ...

Scandals Of 51

Author: Charles Rosen
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
ISBN: 9781888363913
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At the same time, a Kentucky schoolboy named "King" Kelly Coleman was
tearing up the state, averaging 46.8 points a game in his senior year at Wayland
High School. Adolph Rupp called Coleman the greatest high school player he
had ...

Indiana High School Basketball S 20 Most Dominant Players

Author: Dave Krider
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1600080286
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The All-Star series proved quite interesting, because Kentucky was led by King
Kelly Coleman, who had scored a staggering 4,263 points during his career at
Wayland High, and averaged an eye- popping 46 points as a senior. With a
crowd ...

A Guide To Historic Coal Towns Of The Big Sandy River Valley

Author: George D. Torok
Publisher: Univ. of Tennessee Press
ISBN: 9781572332829
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Wayland for many years was "King" Kelly Coleman. Coleman was one of eleven
children born to a Wayland miner. While playing for the Wasps from 1955 until
1956 he managed to score 4,263 points and was named an Ail-American.

So You Think You Re A Kentucky Wildcats Basketball Fan

Author: Tom Wallace
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1613219733
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This Greenville (Kentucky) High School star was one of the top four players in a
very strong 1956 senior class, along with Wayland's “KingKelly Coleman,
Central City's Corky Withrow, and Berea's Don Mills. All were high on Adolph
Rupp's ...