| Overall UK Wins: 0 | Overall UK Losses: 1 | Win % 0 |
Date of Birth: January 1, 1907
Date of Death: August 3, 1994
Hometown: Toledo, OH
Alma Mater: Michigan 
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|12/13/1941||Kentucky at Ohio State||L||41 - 43||14||8||9||15||0||0||-||Referee - Bill Orwig (Michigan) and Umpire - Frank Lane (Detroit)|
Obituary - Tallahassee (FL) Democrat (August 3, 1994)
James Orwig, Retired Indiana Athletic Director
James Wilfred "Bill" Orwig, the retired athletic director at Indiana University who hired Bob Knight as basketball coach, has died of cancer in St. Joseph, Mich. He was 87.
Orwig became athletic director for Indiana University in 1961. During his 14-year tenure, the Hoosiers won 39 Big Ten titles and six NCAA crowns in various sports.
Orwig was named to the Indiana University Athletic Hall of Fame in 1987.