posted October 8, 2010

NCAA Updates National Basketball Coaching Records

With the 2010-11 season approaching, the NCAA has updated its Division III coaching records.

Women's Basketball
Hope coach Brian Morehouse ranks second nationally among active and all-time Division III women's basketball coaches in winning percentage. Through 14 seasons he has an .853 winning percentage behind only Gary Fifield of Southern Maine (.855) and just ahead of Nancy Fahey of Washington-St. Louis (.851).  The Flying Dutch over the past five seasons have posted a 147-10 (94%) record, raising Morehouse's career mark to 348-60.

Men's Basketball
Retired Hope coach Glenn Van Wieren concluded his 33-year career as the 33rd winningest coach across all NCAA Divisions. His career record was 660-219, .751. The winningest all-divisions coach is Don Meyer who over 38 seasons at three different institutions has coached 923 victories. Only six coaches across all division had a better career winning percentage. The best was Adolph Rupp of Kentucky who had an .822 winning percentage across 41 seasons.