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Glover, Clarence E.

(born: 1947) 

Clarence E. Glover was born in Horse Cave, KY, and played basketball and baseball at Caverna High School. He was named All-State and All-American in basketball. Glover played college basketball at Western Kentucky University and helped lead the team to the 1971 NCAA Final Four. The team lost to Villanova in double overtime, 92-89. Glover was a 6'8" forward and averaged 8.4 points per game. He was the first round, tenth pick, of the Boston Celtics in the 1971 NBA Draft, and played for one season, averaging 2.6 points per game. He played with the Hartford Capitols in the CBA (Continental Basketball Association) from 1972-1974. Clarence Glover went on to become a high school teacher, basketball coach and an assistant college coach, and a high school principal. He earned his graduate degree from Butler University, and he is a co-founder of Frenchburg Academy, an alternative school in Frenchburg, KY. He as the assistant principal of Farnsley Middle School in Louisville, KY. Clarence Glover was inducted into the 2007 WKU Athletic Hall of Fame. For more see Clarence Glover at Basketball-Reference.com; "All-Star fever hits Bowling Green" at visitbgky.com; "What the Hell Happened to...Clarence Glover?" at the celticslife website.

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