Texas A&M's Shelby Metcalf holds four of the major coaching records in Southwest Conference basketball history: most seasons (27), most games (744), most victories (438), and most conference victories (239). His six SWC championships are No. 2 all-time behind SMU's Doc Hayes who won eight. In 27 seasons, Metcalf's Aggies won 20 or more games six times, won 10 or more games 25 times and appeared in five NCAA and four NIT championship tournaments. The Tulsa native was an All-American on East Texas State's national championship (NAIA) team in 1955. After Air Force duty in Germany, Metcalf began his coaching career at Class B Cayuga before moving to A&M as an assistant to Bob Rogers, his former coach at East Texas. Metcalf earned three college degrees including a doctorate at A&M. He was inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in 1994.