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Remembering Frank Arnold: Legendary BYU Basketball Coach Passes Away at 89.

Former BYU head coach and father of Hawaii head coach Frank Arnold cheers for Hawaii during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Salt Lake City, Utah, Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010. BYU defeated Hawaii 78-57. (AP Photo/George Frey)

Arnold directed BYU to a World class Eight appearance in the 1981 NCAA Competition. It stays the farthest the Cougars have progressed in the Enormous Dance in their 31 appearances. Straightforward Arnold directed BYU to the World class Eight of every 1981 Alongside being a lead trainer at BYU, Arnold procured his Lords Degree from the college in 1960. Arnold’s BYU groups played an up-beat style that worked flawlessly with star Danny Ainge. Ainge endorsed with BYU out of Eugene, Oregon and played for the Arnold’s Cougar groups from 1977-1981. During that stretch, BYU showed up, covered off by the run of ’81. The earlier year, in 1980, Arnold directed BYU to the most noteworthy NCAA Competition seed in program history: a 3-seed.

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Arnold turned into the BYU lead trainer in 1975 after four seasons chipping away at the seat at UCLA under the amazing John Wooden. In the wake of being compelled to leave as BYU’s lead trainer after the 1983 season, Arnold turned into the lead trainer at Hawaii from 1985 to 1987. Arnold had a child, Gib Arnold, who likewise got into training and was a lead trainer at Hawaii too. Gib Arnold most as of late dealt with the care staff for Utah State b-ball this previous season. In 2021, BYU b-ball held a gathering for previous players and mentors at the Marriott Center Extension. Arnold was one of the previous lead trainers in participation. During Arnold’s eight seasons as the BYU lead trainer, he gathered a record of 137-94 with three NCAA Competition appearances and four NCAA Competition wins.