Dudey Moore

Dudey Moore (1910-1984)

Teams coached: Duquesne Dukes, La Salle Explorers
Duquesne record: 191-70 (.732)
La Salle record: 79-37 (.681)
Overall record: 270-107 (.716)

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  1  (1952)
  • NIT Championships:  1  (1955)
  • NIT Appearances:  6  (1950, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956)

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

1958-1963 La Salle
1948-1958 Duquesne

Dudey Moore Facts

  • Donald Wilson Moore
  • Born April 5, 1910
  • Died April 8, 1984
  • Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Alma Mater: Duquesne University (BA, 1935)
  • Starred at Schenley HS in Pittsburgh before going on to play for longtime head coach Chick Davies at Duquesne
    • Played professionally in Pittsburgh from 1935-39 while also coaching at the high school level
  • Later succeeded Davies as head coach at his alma mater, coaching the Dukes for ten seasons
    • Went to the NIT six times and the NCAA Tournament once, finishing with a 191-70 record over his full tenure
      • Were NIT Runners-up in 1954 and then won the NIT the following season
    • Inducted into the Duquesne Athletics Hall of Fame in 1965 following his tenures as a player and coach
  • Became the head coach at La Salle in 1958 and went 79-37 in five seasons at the helm
  • Passed away in 1984 at the age of 74 following a long battle with illness

Dudey Moore Coaching Tree

  • Joe Heyer (La Salle)
  • Red Manning (Duquesne)
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