| Overall UK Wins: 2 | Overall UK Losses: 0 | Win % 100 |
Date of Birth: February 14, 1926
Date of Death: November 7, 2005
Hometown: Clifton, NJ
Alma Mater: Montclair State College
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|3/13/1976||Kentucky vs. Niagara||W||67 - 61||26||29||38||29||3||3||-||Jim Greene and Austin MacArthur|
|3/21/1976||Kentucky vs. UNC-Charlotte||W||71 - 67||21||20||14||25||0||0||-||Jim Greene and Austin MacArthur|
Obituary - Passaic (NJ) Herald-News (November 9, 2005)
CLIFTON - Austin J. MacArthur, 79, died Monday.
Born in Paterson, he moved here 50 years ago. A graduate of Montclair State University, Mr. MacArthur was a business education teacher for 11 years, a vice principal for three years and head track coach, head cross country coach and an assistant basketball coach and baseball coach at Belleville High School. Subsequently, he was a principal at School Three, Belleville, for 26 years. he was an adjunct professor of education at William Paterson University.
A Navy veteran of World War II, he was extremely active in baseball, having served as a coach on the Little League, Babe Ruth League, American Legion and Metropolitan League, of which he served as commissioner. On the college level, he officiated in 10 National Invitational Tournaments in the championship game and in four NCAA tournaments. He received the New Jersey College Basketball Coaches Trophy and the Corrigan Award of the International Association of Approved Basketball Officials Board 33. He served as president of Board 33 IAABO, as international chairperson of the IAABO rules examination committee and as Atlantic 10 Basketball conference observer and evaluator of basketball officials.
Surviving are his wife, Joyce; three sons, Richard of Milburn, Kenneth of Marlton and Mark of Houston, Texas; a daughter, Patricia Loughlin of Bridgewater; two sisters, Margaret and Eileen, both of Paterson; and three grandchildren.
Bizup-Quinlan Funeral Home, 1313 Van Houten Ave., is in charge of arrangements.