Category:Ball State Cardinals men's basketball coaches
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The following 26 pages are in this category, out of 26 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
The following 26 pages are in this category, out of 26 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
1. Basketball – Basketball is a non-contact team sport played on a rectangular court by two teams of five players each. The objective is to shoot a ball through a hoop 18 inches in diameter and 10 feet high that is mounted to a backboard at each end of the court. The game was invented in 1891 by Dr. James Naismith, a team can score a field goal by shooting the ball through the basket being defended by the opposition team during regular play. A field goal scores three points for the team if the player shoots from behind the three-point line. A team can also score via free throws, which are worth one point, the team with the most points at the end of the game wins, but additional time is mandated when the score is tied at the end of regulation. The ball can be advanced on the court by passing it to a teammate and it is a violation to lift, or drag, ones pivot foot without dribbling the ball, to carry it, or to hold the ball with both hands then resume dribbling. The game has many techniques for displaying skill—ball-handling, shooting, passing, dribbling, dunking, shot-blocking. The point guard directs the on court action of the team, implementing the coachs game plan, Basketball is one of the worlds most popular and widely viewed sports. Outside North America, the top clubs from national leagues qualify to continental championships such as the Euroleague, the FIBA Basketball World Cup attracts the top national teams from around the world. Each continent hosts regional competitions for teams, like EuroBasket. The FIBA Womens Basketball World Cup features the top womens basketball teams from continental championships. The main North American league is the WNBA, whereas the EuroLeague Women has been dominated by teams from the Russian Womens Basketball Premier League, in early December 1891, Canadian Dr. He sought a vigorous indoor game to keep his students occupied, after rejecting other ideas as either too rough or poorly suited to walled-in gymnasiums, he wrote the basic rules and nailed a peach basket onto a 10-foot elevated track. Basketball was originally played with a soccer ball and these laces could cause bounce passes and dribbling to be unpredictable. Eventually a lace-free ball construction method was invented, and this change to the game was endorsed by Naismith, dribbling was not part of the original game except for the bounce pass to teammates. Passing the ball was the means of ball movement. Dribbling was eventually introduced but limited by the shape of early balls. Dribbling only became a part of the game around the 1950s
2. Ball State University – The Indiana General Assembly accepted the donation in the spring of 1918, with an initial 235 students enrolling at the Indiana State Normal School – Eastern Division on June 17,1918. The university is composed of eight colleges, the College of Applied Sciences. Other institutions include Burris Laboratory School, the Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics, and Humanities, as of 2016, total enrollment was 21,998 students, including 17,011 undergraduate and 4,987 postgraduate. Ball State students hail from across Indiana and the United States, the university offers about 190 undergraduate majors and 130 minor areas of study and more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees. There are more than 400 student organizations and clubs on campus, Ball State athletic teams compete in Division I of the NCAA and are known as the Ball State Cardinals. The university is a member of the Mid-American Conference and the Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association, the location of todays Ball State University had its start in 1876 as a private university called the Eastern Indiana Normal School. The entire school, including classrooms, library, and presidents residence were housed in what is todays Frank A. Bracken Administration Building, the one-building school had a peak enrollment of 256 and charged $10 for a years tuition. It operated until the spring of 1901, when it was closed by its president, kumler, due to lack of funding. A year later, in the autumn of 1902, the school reopened as Palmer University for the three years when Francis Palmer, a retired Indiana banker, gave the school a $100,000 endowment. Between 1905 and 1917, the dropped the Palmer name. It had two divisions, the Normal School for educating teachers and the College of Applied Sciences, the school had an average enrollment of about 200 students. Due to diminishing enrollment and lack of funding, school president Francis Ingler closed Indiana Normal College at the end of the 1906–1907 school year, between 1907 and 1912, the campus sat unused. In 1912, a group of investors led by Michael Kelly reopened the school as the Indiana Normal Institute. To pay for updated materials and refurbishing the once-abandoned Administration Building, on July 25,1917, the Ball brothers, local industrialists and founders of the Ball Corporation, bought the Indiana Normal Institute from foreclosure. The Ball Brothers also founded Ball Memorial Hospital and Minnetrista, and were the benefactors of Keuka College, founded by their uncle, for $35,100, the Ball brothers bought the Administration Building and surrounding land. In early 1918, during the Indiana General Assemblys short session, state legislators accepted the gift of the school, the state granted operating control of the Muncie campus and school buildings to the administrators of the Indiana State Normal School in Terre Haute. That same year, the Marion Normal Institute relocated to Muncie, an initial 235 students enrolled on June 17,1918, with William W. Parsons assuming the role as first president of the university. During the 1922 short session of the Indiana legislature, the renamed the school as Ball Teachers College
3. Larry Eustachy – Larry Robert Eustachy is an American college basketball coach who is the current mens basketball head coach at Colorado State University. Previously, he had been coach of the mens basketball teams at Idaho, Utah State, Iowa State. Eustachy won the AP National Coach of the Year after leading Iowa State to the Elite Eight in the 2000 NCAA Tournament, Eustachy was the head coach at Idaho from 1990 through 1993. He led the Vandals to the 1993 Big Sky regular season championship and he took over the reins in Logan in 1993 and had a very successful five year stretch at the Utah State University. His teams won the Big West regular season three times and won the Big West Tournament in 1998, Eustachy was named head coach at Iowa State in 1998 after Tim Floyd resigned to become head coach of the Chicago Bulls. Following a lackluster first season, Eustachy led the Cyclones to the best season in history in 1999-2000. The Cyclones won a school record 32 games and came within one game of the Final Four, after leading the Cyclones to a second straight Big 12 Conference title in 2001, Eustachy signed a contract extension that, with incentives, made him the highest-paid state employee in Iowa. The Register also reported that Eustachy had been seen at a fraternity party at Kansas State hours after his team lost to the Wildcats. On April 30,2003, athletic director Bruce Van De Velde suspended Eustachy with pay, Eustachy held a press conference in which he apologized for his behavior and admitted he had recently begun rehab treatment for alcoholism. Eustachy initially indicated he would contest the suspension, instead, on May 5, he announced his resignation. On March 25,2004, after an out of coaching. On January 9,2008, he took a leave of absence to be with his ailing mother. Following the 2008–09 season, he returned his $25,000 bonus from the university, saying that after a disappointing season, in 2011, Southern Miss finished the season 21–10, 9–7 in Conference USA play. The team failed to received a bid to the NCAA Tournament and turned down invites to the CBI, on February 25,2012, Eustachy recorded his 400th career victory. On April 12,2012, Eustachy left Southern Miss and was introduced as the 19th head basketball coach in Colorado State history, Eustachy inherited a senior-laden 2012–13 roster that featured four returning starters and Minnesota-transfer Colton Iverson. The Rams were coming off a 20–12 season in which made the NCAA Tournament. CSU greatly improved in rebounding and defensively, leading to a season for the program. CSU cracked the top 25 rankings for the first time since 1954 during the season, at 11–5 the Rams finished second in the Mountain West, their highest finish in program history
4. Rick Majerus – Richard Raymond Majerus was an American college basketball coach. He coached at Marquette University, Ball State University, the University of Utah, Majerus most successful season came at Utah in the 1997–98 season, when the Utes finished as NCAA national runners-up. Majerus graduated from Marquette University High School in 1966 and then attended Marquette University and he did not play for Marquette, but stayed on as a student assistant. He graduated in 1970 with a degree in history and he began coaching eighth-graders at St. Sebastian Grade School in Milwaukee, then coached freshmen boys at Marquette University High School. He was an assistant coach with the Marquette Warriors for 12 years under mentor Al McGuire, until 1977, after three years as head coach at Marquette, and a 56-35 record, he became an assistant coach with the National Basketball Associations Milwaukee Bucks for the 1986–87 season. He coached at Ball State University for two seasons where he had a record of 43-17 during that span and he also lead the team to the NCAA tournament in the 1988-89 season. That 1988-89 team holds the record for best mens basketball won-lost mark in Ball State University history and he definitely had Ball States program on the upswing before his departure to Utah in 1989. He was an assistant coach under Don Nelson for the US national team in the 1994 FIBA World Championship, Majerus led Utah to the Final Four in 1998, eventually losing to Kentucky in the National Championship Game. He was greatly affected by the loss, and claimed to be able to recite the last six minutes of play of the game second by second. In January 2001, Majerus announced that he would sit out the season to recover from his own health problems and he handed over the team to assistant Dick Hunsaker, who guided the team to a 19-10 record and an NIT appearance. Majerus then returned to Utah in the fall of 2001 and he left Utah in January 2004 after 15 seasons and 323 victories in part to get control of his health, he underwent seven vessel bypass surgery to his heart in 1989. Majerus was known to berate and verbally abuse his players, allred transferred after the 2001-02 season, but Majerus was later cleared of any wrongdoing. His contract was scheduled to pay him $5 million over five years, Majerus gave an energetic and humorous press conference on the day of his hire, but also noted I hope I die here. I hope I coach here the rest of my life, in order to take the position, he needed to buy himself out of his contract as an analyst for ESPN. However, Majerus unexpectedly resigned five days later in a somber. I came to that conclusion myself, i’m not fit for this job by my standards. Majerus worked as a game and studio analyst for ESPN from 2004 to 2007, Majerus was a fan favorite and cult figure around college basketball, known for his portly, rotund figure and his quirky, jovial personality. He enjoyed bratwursts, a popular in his native Wisconsin
5. Paul B. Parker – Paul Barbour Shorty Parker was an American football and basketball coach. Parker was also the basketball coach at Ball State from 1925 to 1930. He later coached at Wittenburg University, and at the Springfield, during World War II, he was a captain. Parker played basketball at Kokomo High School, after graduating high school, he joined the Quartermaster Corps in the U. S. Army. He served until March 13,1920, and left the service with the rank of post sergeant-major, Parker enrolled at Indiana University and played three sports. He played varsity basketball for Indiana University from 1922-1925 and he was a 67 center, and captained the team during his senior year which was also Everett Deans first year coaching IU. He also played tackle for IU football, and first base for IU baseball, paul Parker at the College Football Data Warehouse