Dick Shrider
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Dick Shrider
Dick Shrider
Dick Shrider 1947.jpg
Shrider, circa 1947
Personal information
Born(1923-02-07)February 7, 1923
Glass Rock, Glenford, Ohio
DiedJanuary 21, 2014(2014-01-21) (aged 90)
Somerville, Ohio
Listed height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High schoolGlenford (Thornville, Ohio)
CollegeOhio (1946-1947)
NBA draft1948 / Round: -- / Pick: --
Selected by the New York Knicks
Career history
As player:
1948New York Knicks
1948Detroit Vagabond Kings
As coach:
1949-1955Gallipolis HS
1955-1957Fairborn HS
1957-1966Miami (Ohio)
Career highlights and awards
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Richard Guy Shrider (February 7, 1923 - January 21, 2014) was an American professional basketball player and college coach.[1] Shrider was selected in the 1948 BAA Draft by the New York Knicks after a collegiate career at Ohio.[1] He played for the Knicks for four total games in 1948 before then playing in the National Basketball League for the Detroit Vagabond Kings.[1][2]

Coaching career

Shrider then became a high school boys' basketball coach at Gallipolis High School until 1955, at which point he took over the boys' basketball team at Fairborn High School.[3] In 1957, Miami University of Ohio named him as their new head coach. In 1957-58, his first season, Shrider's Redskins (now RedHawks) went undefeated against Mid-American Conference (MAC) opponents.[3] They became the first MAC team to ever win an NCAA Tournament game that year as well.[3] During Shrider's nine seasons as Miami's head coach he led them to four MAC championships and two NCAA Tournament appearances (1958, 1966).[4] He compiled an overall record of 126-96, and in 1996 he was named an honoree of the school's "Cradle of Coaches" award.[3][4]

After retiring from coaching in 1966, Shrider stayed as the school's athletic director until 1988.[3]

BAA career statistics

Regular season

Year Team GP FG% FT% APG PPG
1948-49 New York 4 .000 .333 .5 .3
Career 4 .000 .333 .5 .3

Head coaching record


Statistics overview
Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Miami Redskins (Mid-American Conference) (1957-1966)
1957-58 Miami 18-9 12-0 1st NCAA Regional Semifinals
1958-59 Miami 14-11 9-3 T-1st
1959-60 Miami 8-16 6-6 T-3rd
1960-61 Miami 12-12 7-5 3rd
1961-62 Miami 7-17 3-9 6th
1962-63 Miami 12-12 8-4 T-2nd
1963-64 Miami 17-7 9-3 2nd
1964-65 Miami 20-5 11-1 T-1st
1965-66 Miami 18-7 11-1 1st NCAA First Round
Miami: 126-96 76-32
Total: 126-96

      National champion         Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion


  1. ^ a b c Dick Shrider. basketball-reference.com. Retrieved on January 27, 2013.
  2. ^ http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/hamilton/obituary.aspx?n=richard-guy-shrider&pid=169236052&fhid=18330
  3. ^ a b c d e Ohio Basketball Hall of Fame and Museum: Dick Shrider. Retrieved on January 27, 2013.
  4. ^ a b ESPN College Basketball Encyclopedia: The Complete History of the Men's Game. New York, NY: Random House, Inc. 2009. p. 277. ISBN 978-0-345-51392-2.

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