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Long-time Men’s Coach and IBCA Hall of Famer Ralph Hodge (Class of 2004) died November 29 after battling health issues for several months. Since 1971, Coach Hodge was a huge part of the Tigers program. As a player, he scored 2449 points and his jersey was retired in 1975. Of the over 1000 wins Olivet achieved, Coach Hodge was on the sideline for 769 of those victories. He was inducted into the NAIA Hall of Fame in 2014.

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https://www.daily-journal.com/news/local/olivet-men-s-basketball-coach-ralph-hodge-dies/article_99d06fd2-f43d-11e8-ae24-f3b02d3a9d3a.html
https://www.olivet.edu/news/olivet-community-mourns-loss-coach-ralph-hodge