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Steve Lappas

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Coaching - at UMass

Head Coach, 2001-05

  • 2004-05 season: Winning overall and conference record, beat #7 UConn, bad call loss at Dayton, Rashaun Freeman made A-10 First Team, but schedule was stacked with home games, home attendance averaged 3,943, and team got bounced in the first round of the A-10 Tournament.

2001-02 season

  • 13-16 (.448) overall record
  • 6-10 (.375) in the A-10, 4th place finish in the East (6 teams)

Player summaries:

  • Shannon Crooks - Did well in his senior season, filling some of the scoring void left by Monty Mack, averaged 14.6 ppg, 3.7 rpg, 4.0 apg in 35.1 mpg.
  • Anthony Anderson - Named the A-10 Rookie of the Year. Immediate impact with 10.0 ppg, 3.4 rpg, .388 from 3.
  • Kit Rhymer - Numbers went down a bit from the year before, in the same amount of minutes. Led the team on the glass at 6.0 rpg, and 47 blocks.
  • Micah Brand - Got more minutes and upped his numbers to 9.3 ppg, 5.7 rpg.
  • Raheim Lamb - Decent start for the first-year player with 5.7 ppg and 3.4 rpg.
  • Eric Williams - Capable backup to Rhymer and Brand in the post, finishing up his career.
  • Kyle Wilson - Freshman did freshman things, with 3.9 ppg. Struggled a bit with .306 from the floor, .235 from three.
  • Willie Jenkins - Struggled to break through, with just 3.0 points and 2.2 rebounds in 11.5 minutes per game.

Brennan Martin and Kyle Wilson signed in April and were eligible to play in the Fall.
Marcus Cox transferred in but had to sit out a year.

UMass Record

SeasonOverallWin %ConfWin %PlacePost-Season
2004-0516-12.5719-7.5633rd EastNone
2003-0410-19.3454-12.2504th EastNone
2002-0311-18.3796-10.3754th EastNone
2001-0213-16.4486-10.3754th EastNone
lappas_steve.txt · Last modified: 2022/01/17 02:29 by mikeuma