Guy Lewis
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"Guy Vernon Lewis, II" is a former American basketball player and coach. He served as the head men's basketball coach at the University of Houston from 1956 to 1986. Lewis led his Houston Cougars men's basketball/Houston Cougars to five appearances in the Final Four of the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship/NCAA Tournament, in 1967, 1968, 1982, 1983, and 1984. He was inducted into National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame in 2007 and the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2013.

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