Jud Heathcote Coach
Inducted in 2009
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Inductee N/A
During his 19 years with Michigan State, Heathcote led the Spartans to nine NCAA Tournament appearances. He won the 1979 NCAA Championship led by Magic Johnson in a game that brought college basketball to new heights. Heathcote was the 1990 Coach of the Year and mentored current coaching giants Tom Izzo and Tom Crean.
Where They Were
Michigan State University 1976-1995
Montana State University 1971-1976