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James "Bruiser" Flint

  • Associate Head Coach
  • Seasons: 1995-96
  • Birthdate: July 23, 1965

Coaching - at UMass

Head Coach, 1996-2001

Roster photo 2000-01

Head Coaching Record

SeasonOverallWin %ConfWin %PlacePost-Season
1996-9719-14.57611-5.6883rd (East)NCAA First Round1)
1997-9821-11.65612-4.7503rd (East)NCAA First Round2)
1998-9914-16.4679-7.5633rd (East)none
1999-200017-16.5159-7.5633rd (East)NIT First Round3)

Flint went 7-3 against his alma mater St. Joseph's.
Flint went 1-1 against Steve Lappas as coach of Villanova. Lappas went on to replace Flint as the next coach at UMass in 2001.
Flint went 1-0 against Drexel, where he would go on to coach after leaving UMass.

Associate Head Coach, 1995-96

  • Succeeded Bill Bayno, who left to become the Head Coach at UNLV.

Assistant Coach, 1989-95

Coaching - elsewhere

Kentucky (Assistant Coach, 2020-)

  • Reunites with John Calipari, filling a vacancy on the Wildcats coaching staff.4)

Indiana (Assistant Coach, 2017-20)

Drexel (Head Coach, 2001-16)

Flint went 0-1 against UMass, a 72-70 loss in the 2012 NIT.

Coppin State (Assistant Coach, 1987-89)

Playing Career

St. Joseph's Hawks (#14, 1983-87)

Career accomplishments

  • Ranked 8th at SJU all time in career assists (402).7)
  • Led the team twice in free throw percentage (79.2% as a senior, 76.0% as a sophomore).
  • Elected into SJU Basketball Hall of Fame in 1998.
  • Hawks were 81-40 (.669) in his four seasons.
  • Hawks went 5-3 against UMass during Bruiser's years as a player.

Senior season (1986-87)

  • Led the A-10 in assists, averaging 6.1 per game.
  • His 171 assists led the team, and are 9th-most in a season in Hawks history.8)
  • Second on team, and ninth in the A-10 in scoring, averaging 14.6 points per game.
  • A-10 Second Team selection.
  • Won an A-10 Co-Player of the Week award.
  • Led the team in 3-point shots made (55), free throw percentage (.792), steals (60), and minutes played (1,058).

Junior season (1985-86)

  • 7th on the team in scoring at 4.1 ppg.
  • Hawks won both the A-10 Regular Season and Tournament Championships.
  • Advanced to the NCAA Tournament's Second Round.9)
  • Final season record was 26-6.

Sophomore season (1984-85)

  • Led the team in free throw percentage (.760).
  • 4th on the team in scoring at 7.4 ppg.
  • Hawks finished the season at 19-12 and advanced to the NIT's Round of 16.

Freshman season (1983-84)

  • 7th on the team in scoring at 3.7 ppg.
  • Hawks finished the season at 20-9 and made the NIT.

High School

flint_bruiser.txt · Last modified: 2023/06/17 23:13 by mikeuma