- Played basketball at the University of Kansas under coach James Naismith
- Known as college basketball's first great coach
- Nicknamed Phog for his booming foghorn voice
- Helped basketball become an Olympic sport in 1936
- Organized first NCAA tournament in 1939
- Coached for KU from 1919-1956, won championship in 1952
Find more information about Forrest "Phog" Allen in Kansapedia.