September 16, 2002
Quick with a joke, slow with a game plan, Honest Abe did it his way
January 22, 1990
•Abe Lemons, 67-year-old Oklahoma City University basketball coach, after being asked when had he made his decision to retire at the end of this season: "When I saw my team play."•Roger Reid, BYU basketball coach, on...
February 06, 1989 | Edited by Craig Neff
•Abe Lemons, basketball coach at Oklahoma City University, of two disgruntled alumni who visited his office: "They wanted to buy up my contract, but neither had change for $20."
July 07, 1986 | Edited by Craig Neff And Robert Sullivan
•Abe Lemons, Oklahoma City basketball coach, on how he came within two strokes of winning a car at a golf tournament: "It was a hole-in-one contest and I had a three."
February 16, 1983 | Alexander Wolff
"Zone Xavier and get something to eat."—Texas Basketball Coach Abe Lemons, after he was asked what he planned to do in Cincinnati.