Louis C. Watson


IUB Athletics Hall of Fame (1990)
Z.G. Clevenger Award (1988)


Lou Watson was captain of the IU basketball team in 1950, was named most valuable player in 1949 and 1950, and made the All-Big Ten team twice. He received his bachelor's degree in 1950 and a master's in 1952. Following tenure as freshman and assistant varsity basketball coach, Watson served as head basketball coach from 1965-1971. He then served as associate athletic director of facilities until his retirement in 1987.