Lee Patrick Floyd

College Career

University of Texas at El Paso (1939-1943)

• Lettered in basketball, football, swimming and gymnastics

• All-Conference in basketball

• Light heavyweight boxer, 13-0 record

• Selected to represent UTEP’s All Time Team, decade of the 40’s

• Inducted into the El Paso Sports Hall of Fame in 1974


Pro Basketball Career

• Phillip 66ers

• Pensacola Naval Air Station


Basketball Coaching Career

Southern Mississippi (1949-1954; 1962-1971)

• The winningest coach at Southern Mississippi with 246 wins and 147 losses

• First coach to select a black basketball player, Wilbert Jordan, at Southern Mississippi

• Inducted into the Southern Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame in 1979

• Authored 2 basketball books


Did You Know?

Lee Floyd coached Mississippi Sports Hall of Famer, Wendell Ladner at Southern Miss.