Dick Walters


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    Dick Walters is a former college basketball coach.

    Dick Walters coached the Evansville purple aces men’s basketball team from 1978-1985. Walters was hired after the entire 1977-78 Evansville team perished in a plane crash during the season in December 1977.

    Walters is a graduate of Illinois State University and achieved a record of 202-56 in the Junior College ranks at the College of DuPage prior to accepting the Evansville Purple Aces men’s basketball job.

    Following the Purple Aces NCAA appearance in 1982, Walters interviewed for the Univ. of Wisconsin head coaching position but chose to remain at Evansville with a new 5-year contract.

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