|Born||July 4, 1912|
|Died||June 16, 1993 80)(aged|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1936–1943||Benjamin Bosse HS|
|Head coaching record|
|Accomplishments and honors|
|5 NCAA College Division (1959, 1960, 1964, 1965, 1971|
| Basketball Hall of Fame |
Inducted in 1981 (profile)
| College Basketball Hall of Fame |
Inducted in 2006
Arad A. McCutchan (July 4, 1912 – June 16, 1993) was a collegiate basketball coach. The Evansville, Indiana native coached his hometown University of Evansville from 1946 to 1977, guiding the Purple Aces to a 515–313 record.
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