There are very few people that know as much about The University of Alabama basketball program as Wimp. He spent 32 years on the coaching staff, which included 12 years as head coach during one of the school's greatest eras. From 1980-1992, Wimp's teams became a staple of the postseason. He guided Alabama to 10 NCAA tournament appearances and six 'Sweet 16' births. His teams also reached the SEC tournament finals nine of his 12 seasons as head coach, winning five of those SEC tournament championships. Along the way, he earned National Coach of the Year in 1987 and SEC Coach of the Year three times (1987, 1989, 1990).