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Leon Black (basketball)

Leon Black is a former college basketball coach.

Black, who ran the Texas Longhorns men's basketball team from 1967 to 1976, guided the Longhorns to two NCAA Tournaments as a result of winning the Southwest Conference outright twice in the nine years Black ran the basketball team.

The Longhorns lost the Sweet 16 in 1972 and the first round in 1974.

Black resigned in 1976 and was replaced by Abe Lemons.


  • 2008 interview with Leon Black
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