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Lon Kruger

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Full Name Lon Kruger
Profession Basketball Coach
Date of Birth August 19 , 1952
Current Age 71 years
Birth Country United States
Birth Sign Leo
Dead or Alive Alive ( 71 years old)

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Lon Kruger age, height, net worth, birthday, biography, facts! In this article, we will discover how old is Lon Kruger? Who is Lon Kruger dating now & how much money does Lon Kruger have?

Lon Kruger Biography

Lon Kruger is one of the famous Basketball Coach, who was born on the memorable day of August 19 in the year 1952. Hailing from the vibrant city of Kansas, Lon Kruger is a proud citizen of United States.

Journeyman head coach in both college and professional basketball who reached his second Final Four with the Oklahoma Sooners in 2016. He has been a head coach at Texas-Pan American, Kansas State, Florida, Illinois and UNLV with his sole NBA head coaching tenure being with the Atlanta Hawks.

Over the years, not only have skills been honed, but a significant impact has also been made in the professional field. Whether it's through work, public appearances, or contributions to the community, Lon Kruger continues to be an inspiration for many.

Lon Kruger Wiki

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First Name Lon
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Education Kansas State University


He has a son named Kevin and daughter Angie with his wife Barbara.

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Star player Buddy Hield helped Kruger lead the Sooners to their second Final Four under his tenure.


He played point guard for Kansas State, leading them to Big Eight championships in 1972 and 1973. He earned the Big Eight Player of the Year honor in 1973 and 1974. He also played baseball for the school in the shortstop position.


He earned career victory number 500 as a head coach in November 2012. In 2013, he became the first head coach in the history of Division I basketball to lead five different schools to the NCAA tournament. In 2015, he became the first head coach to win an NCAA tournament game with five different schools.

Net Worth & Salary

Lon Kruger net worth is $5 Million (2022).

Lon Kruger Timeline

As a point guard, Kruger led the Kansas State Wildcats to back-to-back Big Eight championships in 1972 and 1973 under coach Jack Hartman. Kruger was named the Big Eight Player of the Year in 1973 and 1974, after being named the Big Eight Sophomore of the Year in 1972. He was also a shortstop on the Kansas State baseball team. .
He was a ninth-round pick of the Atlanta Hawks in the 1974 NBA draft.
As basketball coach of the Wildcats, Kruger led K-State to the NCAA tournament in each of his four seasons as head coach and the Elite Eight in 1988 — a team featuring future NBA players Mitch Richmond and Steve Henson — before losing to archrival Kansas Jayhawks, the eventual national champion. .
He was named SEC coach of the year in 1992 and 1994. .
His teams participated in 21 NCAA Tournaments, including two Final Fours (1994 with Florida; 2016 with Oklahoma). .
Basketball winners, after inking Sergio McClain, Frank Williams, and Brian Cook between 1997 and 1999. .