Julius Leon "Jule" Rivlin (February 2, 1917 – September 23, 2002) was a college men's basketball coach and professional basketball player. He was the head coach of Marshall from 1955 to 1963. He coached Marshall to a 100-88 record, winning one Mid-American Conference championship and making one NCAA tournament appearance.
|Born||February 2, 1917|
|Died||September 23, 2002|
Los Angeles, California
|Listed height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|High school||Tridelphia (Wheeling, West Virginia)|
|1939–1941||Akron Goodyear Wingfoots|
|Career highlights and awards|
Rivlin played college basketball at Marshall before playing three seasons in the National Basketball League for the Akron Goodyear Wingfoots and the Toledo Jeeps, with a break for service in World War II at Fort Warren, Wyoming.
Prior to the war, Jules played semi-pro basketball for the Clarksburg (West Virginia) Pure Oilers where he was a close friend and teammate of Press Maravich (father of "Pistol" Pete Maravich).
Rivlin also served as the Jeeps' coach. In 1974, Julie coached Maccabi Union's basketball team to the Europe Maccabiah Games Championships. Rivlin was named second team All-Century Marshall University Basketball Team, and is a member of the West Virginia Sports Hall of Fame.
Head coaching recordEdit
|Marshall Thundering Herd (Mid-American Conference) (1955–1963)|
|1955–56||Marshall||18–5||10–2||1st||NCAA First Round|
|Marshall:||100–88 (.532)||49–47 (.510)|
Postseason invitational champion
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- Bernard Postal, Jesse Silver, and Roy Silver (1965). Encyclopedia of Jewin sports. New York: Bloch Publishing Co.CS1 maint: uses authors parameter (link)
- William G. Mokray, ed. (1962). Ronald Encyclopedia of Basketball. Ronald Press.
- Zander Hollander, ed. (1979). The Modern Encyclopedia of Basketball. New York: Doubleday.