Nolan Richardson Basketball Coach

Nolan Richardson (born December 27, 1941) is an American basketball head coach, who was elected to the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame in 2008. He has coached teams to winning a Division I Basketball National Championship, an NIT championship, and a Junior College National Championship. Richardson is the only coach to win all three championships. He previously coached college basketball at the University of Tulsa and the University of Arkansas where he led the Razorbacks to the NCAA title in 1994. Richardson coached the Arkansas team to a second-place finish in the NCAA Tournament in 1995. Nolan Richardson's teams during his 22 seasons of coaching in NCAA Division I, made a post season tournament appearance 20 times (16 NCAA, 4 NIT). On October 20, 2009, Richardson was named head coach of Women's National Basketball Association's Tulsa Shock, formerly known as the Detroit Shock, a position he held until July 8, 2011. Most recently he coached the Mexican National Team. Richardson was born in El Segundo Barrio in El Paso, Texas, United States to Nolan Richardson Sr. and Clareast Richardson.

Personal details

Date of birth
December 27th, 1941
United States of America
African American
Places lived
El Paso , Texas
pop. 674,433 (2013)
Tulsa , Oklahoma
pop. 398,121 (2013)




1. University of Texas at El Paso Colleges/University

The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) is a four-year state university, and is a component institution of the University of Texas System. Its campus is located on the bank of the Rio Grande in El Paso, Texas. The school was founded in 1914 as The Texas State School of Mines and Metallurgy, and a mineshaft still exists on the mountainous, desert campus. It became Texas Western College in 1949, and The University of Texas El Paso in 1967. In Fall 2011, enrollment was 22,640.

Type Public university
2013. 166 mil. $
2010. 153 mil. $
Institution colors
500 W. University Ave, 79968 - El Paso, Texas
2013. 19,696
2010. 18,160
2009. 17,205
2013. 3,307
2010. 3,946
Acceptance rate
2012. 100.0 %
2010. 99.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 7.23 K $
2011. 7.07 K $
2010. 6.73 K $
2009. 6.22 K $
2008. 6.12 K $
Official web page
Wikipedia article

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender

People attended University of Texas at El Paso connected by profession and/or age

b. 1954., Basketball Coach
b. 1939., Actor
b. 1944., U.S. Congressperson
b. 1946., Olympic athlete
b. 1946., American Football Linebacker
b. 1946., Organization leader
b. 1945., American Football Tight end
b. 1941., Basketball Center

Movie performances

1. He Got Game (1998)

Drama, Romance, Sport
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
Jon Kilik
33 Show list $25M

He Got Game is a 1998 American sports-drama film written and directed by Spike Lee. It stars Denzel Washington as Jake Shuttlesworth, a prison inmate convicted for killing his wife. He is also the father of the top-ranked basketball prospect in the country, Jesus Shuttlesworth, played by NBA star Ray Allen. Jake is released on parole for a week by the state's governor to persuade his son to play for the governor's alma mater, in exchange for a much reduced prison sentence. Filming took place between July and September 1997. Locations included Coney Island, Brooklyn, Cabrini–Green housing projects in Chicago, Illinois, Elon University, North Carolina, and Los Angeles, California.


Top cast

Coach Billy Sunday
Jake Shuttlesworth
Lala Bonilla
Dakota Burns
Uncle Bubba
Warden Wyatt
Doctor Cone
Big Time Willie
Ms. Janus
Coach Cincotta
Clerk In Motel
Martha Shuttlesworth
D'Andre Mackey
'I Love You' Leech #5
TV Announcer
Jesus Shuttlesworth
Chick Deagan
Coleman 'Booger' Sykes
Mary Shuttlesworth
Jesus Shuttlesworth
Man With Gat
Basketball Player #1
'I Love You' Leech #1
Tech U Announcer
PSAL Announcer
Basketball Player #2
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Father-Son Relationships
Sandra Hernandez
He Got Game
United States of America

Personal movie appearances

Title Year Appearance type Budget Awards Producers Directors Writers
Marion Jones: Press Pause
2010 Him/Herself
Arunima Dhar
Paul Hall
Jacqueline Vleck


Check Nolan Richardson on wikipedia.

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