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Al Svenningson (Coach):  Al Svenningson has the most wins of any men’s basketball coach in Wayne State College history, compiling a 121-73 record in his eight seasons as head coach of the Wildcats from 1959 to 1967. He never had a losing season as head coach, posting a top record of 19-7 during the 1959-60 season and finishing 18-8 in 1961-62. His eight years as head coach matches Rico Burkett and Charles Obye as the longest tenured coaches in school history. Svenningson coached 18 years at Alaska-Fairbanks and has more than 30 years of coaching experience. He is a native of Winona, Minn., where he starred in football and basketball at Winona High School and then Winona State.

 

 

 

 

 

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