Harvard’s Amaker Named NABC Coach Of The Year

BOSTON (CBS) – Harvard men’s basketball coach Tommy Amaker has been named the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) All-District Coach of the Year for District 13.

In his fourth season at Harvard, Amaker led the Crimson to a program-best 23 wins and a share of the team’s first Ivy League title. Harvard fell to Princeton in a one-game playoff for the Ivy League’s at-large bid in the NCAA tournament, but earned a berth in the National Invitation Tournament (NIT) for the first time, facing Oklahoma State in the first round.

Read: Princeton Beats Harvard At Buzzer In Ivy League Playoff

Four of Amaker’s players received All-Ivy League honors, including forward Keith Wright, who took home conference Player of the Year honors and was a unanimous selection to the All-Ivy first team. Sophomore forward Kyle Casey and sophomore guard Brandyn Curry were tabbed to the All-Ivy League second team, while sophomore guard Christian Webster garnered honorable mention.

Read: Harvard’s Keith Wright Named Ivy League Player Of Year

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  1. CrimsonFan says:

    Congratulations, Tommy! So well deserved: it’s nice to see excellence recognized and rewarded.

    To that inferior Ivy League finishing school in New Jersey: be ready. The Crimson will step, twice, on your garish orange necks next year.

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