Lee Williams

Lee Williams’ Colby College men’s basketball teams won 252 games from 1946 to 1965, and 10 Maine State Championships, including eight straight. Williams put Colby basketball on par with the best college teams in the East, regardless of school size. He also was executive director of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, president of the National Association of Basketball Coaches, member of the Olympic Men’s Basketball Committee, and member of the NIT Selection Committee. Williams, a member of the Maine Sports Hall of Fame, died in 1997.