At age 21 in 1976, John Drew became the NBA’s youngest-ever All-Star to that point. Less than a decade later, he became the first player banned from the league under its drug policy.
In Hess's second to last year, Ohio managed a 7–4 mark, including a 6–2 record against MAC foes. Hess would also coach the 1977 team while fighting a battle with cancer, leading the team to a 1–10 record that included numerous close losses to challenging opponents. Brian Burke era (1979-1984)