Slats Gill at his testimonial banquet. He was the Beaver head basketball coach for 35 years and later became the athletic director. He was a basketball player for OSC and became the head coach in 1929. His teams won 599 games and lost 392 while he was the coach. He lead the Beavers to the NCAA final four twice, in 1949 and 1963 and they won or shared five Pacific Coast Conference titles.