In his 30 years as a basketball coach at Tyler Junior College (1946-1975), Floyd Wagstaff had a 743-225 record and won 10 conference titles. Wagstaff took his teams to the national tournament 11 times in Hutchinson, Kansas winning national championships in 1949 and 1951. He also doubled as head football coach for 16 of his 30 years at Tyler. His football record included 130 victories against only 36 losses and two trips to the Junior Rose Bowl. Wagstaff was recognized by Tyler Junior College Board of Trustees in 1973 when they named the new basketball gym after him. He was inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in 1979.