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   MEET THE HOOP HISTORIANS
   
 

  JOHN MCCANN

Residence:  Prospect Heights, Illinois
Birthday:  October 5
Final Fours Attended: (16) -- 1962, 1984, 1987-1992, 1994, 1996-1999, 2001-2012, 2015
Member of the Hoop Historians since 2012


 
  
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   HOOP HISTORIANS IN THE MEDIA
   
 
  
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John is the retired Sports Information Director at DePaul University.  A World War II veteran, McCann graduated from DePaul in 1950 and returned to the school as its Sports Information Director from 1958 to 1973.  In addition to his passion for the promotion of college athletics, John also taught and was an administrator in the Chicago Public Schools.  For his service to his alma mater, he was recognized with the school’s prestigious Dr. Robert Hamilton Hall of Fame Award in 2004.  John attended his first Final Four in Louisville in 1962.



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Hoop Historians Biographies:    Fred Allman - Guy Baldwin - Steve Bennett - Al Benninger - Brian Burmeister - Judi Caldwell - Bill Carsley - Hersh Cherson - Dave DeGrace - Dennis DeGraff - Matt DeGraff - Gary DePerry - Cal Dilworth - Joe Flaherty - David Fray - Don Fromknecht - Michael Gant - John Genova - Carrie Gibbons - Mike Gibbons - Jim Harrick - Billy T Haynes - Bob Hutchings - Pat Irvine - Bill Jauss - Mike Johnson - Jim Jorgensen - Mike Kerry - Dorothy Kim - Surl Kim - Neil King - Joseph Klebon - Les Lombardi - Joseph Lyons - Don MacKay - Joe Makowski - Martin Makowski - Jim Martin - David Mateer - John Mayberry - John McCann - John P McCann - Kevin McCann - Dennis Mishko - Dennis Mishko Jr - Jillian Mishko - Samantha Mishko - Ted Murphy - Steve Newhouse - Ron Newton - Marianne Parrillo - Bren Petar - Ted Reineking - Jimmy Rogers - Mike Rossman - Al Sack - Darren Sack - Rick Schabowski - Larry Seitlin - Joe Spagnolo - Bob Stan - Tom Tallarito - Rose Tate - John Tierney - Dick Triptow - Vern Vegso - Jerry Wainwright - Gordon Welch - Frank Wilson - Bruce Ziemer