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 +====== Jack Leaman ======
 +  * **Head Coach**
 +  * **Seasons:​** 1966-67 through 1978-79
  
 +  * **Assistant Coach**
 +  * **Seasons:​** 1961-62 through 1965-66
 +
 +  * **Birthdate:​** December 22, 1932
 +  * **Date of Death:** [[http://​umasshoops.com/​history/​alumni/​leaman_jack/​passes_away20040306.htm|March 6, 2004]] (age 71)
 +
 +===== Coaching - at UMass =====
 +{{ :​leaman_jack:​coaching_umass.jpg?​nolink|Leaman coaching at UMass}}
 +==== UMass (Head Coach, 1966-79) ====
 +  *Ranks first in wins at UMass (217)
 +  *Finished with a UMass career record of 217-126 (.633)
 +  *Longest tenure of any coach in UMass basketball history (13 seasons)
 +  *Two-time New England Coach of the Year
 +  *Led UMass to 8 [[Yankee Conference]] titles
 +  *Led UMass to 6 [[championships#​nit|NIT]] appearances
 +  *Coached 22 All-Yankee Conference selections during his tenure
 +  *Inducted to [[http://​www.umassathletics.com/​trads/​hof-members.html#​LEAMAN|UMass Athletic Hall of Fame]]
 +  *Inducted into the [[http://​www.internationalsport.org/​bhof/​basketball-hof.cfm|New England Basketball Hall of Fame]] in 2003 
 +  *Coached [[erving_julius|Julius Erving]], [[skinner_al|Al Skinner]], and [[pitino_rick|Rick Pitino]]
 +  *Floor at [[Mullins Center]] was [[http://​umasshoops.com/​games/​2005-06/​0225dayton/​|dedicated as "Jack Leaman Court" on 2/25/2006]]
 +
 +  *[[http://​www.gazettenet.com/​home/​5593822-95/​jack-leamans-legacy-in-louisvilles-championship|Leaman'​s legacy in Louisville'​s championship]] (4/9/2013)
 +
 +==== Head Coaching Record ====
 +^Season^Overall^Win %^Conf^Win %^Place^[[championships|Post-Season]]^
 +|[[http://​umasshoops.com/​games/​1960s.htm#​6-7%20Scoreboard|1966-67]]|11-14|.440|7-3|.700|3rd|none|
 +|[[http://​umasshoops.com/​games/​1960s.htm#​7-8%20Scoreboard|1967-68]]|14-11|.560|8-2|.800|1st (tie)|none|
 +|[[http://​umasshoops.com/​games/​1960s.htm#​8-9%20Scoreboard|1968-69]]|17-7|.708|9-1|.900|1st (tie)|none|
 +|[[http://​umasshoops.com/​games/​1960s.htm#​9-0%20Scoreboard|1969-70]]|18-7|.720|8-2|.900|1st (tie)|[[championships#​nit|NIT First Round]]|
 +|[[http://​umasshoops.com/​games/​1970s.htm#​0-1%20Scoreboard|1970-71]]|23-4|.852|10-0|.900|1st|[[championships#​nit|NIT First Round]]|
 +|[[http://​umasshoops.com/​games/​1970s.htm#​1-2%20Scoreboard|1971-72]]|14-12|.538|6-4|.600|2nd (tie)|none|
 +|[[http://​umasshoops.com/​games/​1970s.htm#​2-3%20Scoreboard|1972-73]]|20-7|.741|10-2|.833|1st|[[championships#​nit|NIT Quarterfinals]]|
 +|[[http://​umasshoops.com/​games/​1970s.htm#​3-4%20Scoreboard|1973-74]]|21-5|.808|11-1|.917|1st|[[championships#​nit|NIT First Round]]|
 +|[[http://​umasshoops.com/​games/​1970s.htm#​4-5%20Scoreboard|1974-75]]|18-8|.692|10-2|.833|1st|[[championships#​nit|NIT First Round]]|
 +|[[http://​umasshoops.com/​games/​1970s.htm#​5-6%20Scoreboard|1975-76]]|21-6|.778|11-1|.917|1st|none|
 +|[[http://​umasshoops.com/​games/​1970s.htm#​6-7%20Scoreboard|1976-77]]|20-11|.645|3-4|.429|6th|[[championships#​nit|NIT Quarterfinals]]|
 +|[[http://​umasshoops.com/​games/​1970s.htm#​7-8%20Scoreboard|1977-78]]|15-12|.556|5-5|.500|3rd|none|
 +|[[http://​umasshoops.com/​games/​1970s.htm#​8-9%20Scoreboard|1978-79]]|5-22|.185|0-10|.000|8th|none|
 +|Totals|217-126|.632|98-37|.726| | |
 +
 +==== UMass (Assistant Coach, 1961-66) ====
 +  *Served on the staffs of head coaches [[Matt Zunic]] and [[Johnny Orr]]
 +  *UMass went to the [[championships#​ncaa|NCAA Tournament]] in 1962, the school'​s only appearance prior to the 1992 Tournament
 +
 +===== UMass Athletics =====
 +==== Women'​s Basketball (Head Coach, 1986-87) ====
 +  *Led Minutewomen to 14-12 record, the team's only winning season from 1980-95
 +
 +==== Women'​s Basketball (Assistant Coach, 1991-94) ====
 +  *Helped rebuild program from 0-27 season in 1990-91 to subsequent records of 4-24, 11-15, and 14-14
 +
 +==== UMass Radio Network (Color Commentator,​ 1994-2004) ====
 +  *Three times during those 10 seasons, Leaman teamed with announcers Bob Behler (2001, 2003) and Mark Vandermeer (1996) to earn Best Play-By-Play honors from the Associated Press.
 +
 +==== Stockbridge School of Agriculture ====
 +  *Following his time as UMass head coach, Leaman served as the athletic director of UM's [[http://​stockbridge.cns.umass.edu/​|Stockbridge School of Agriculture]],​ as well as the Stockbridge men's basketball and golf coach.
 +
 +===== Pre-UMass =====
 +{{ http://​umasshoops.com/​history/​alumni/​leaman_jack/​pics/​leaman_bu_1958-59.jpg?​nolink&​150|BU 1958-59}}
 +
 +==== Player - Boston University ====
 +  * **Seasons:​** 1956-57, 1957-58, 1958-59
 +  * **Number:** 10
 +  * **Position:​** G
 +  * **Height:** 5' 10"
 +  * **Hometown:​** Boston, MA
 +  * **High School:** Cambridge Rindge & Latin (1951)
 +
 +  *Led team in scoring and assists in each of his three varsity seasons (1956-57 through 1958-59)
 +  *Team captain and MVP in 1958-59
 +  *Led the Terriers to an overall record of 20-7 in 1958-59, and a trip to the NCAA East Regional final
 +  *Inducted to the [[http://​www.goterriers.com/​hallfame/​leaman-jack.html|BU Athletic Hall of Fame]] in 1977
 +  *[[http://​www.goterriers.com/​sports/​m-baskbl/​spec-rel/​102708aaa.html|Jersey #10 retired by BU]] on 11/14/2008
 +  *Earned a bachelor'​s degree in 1959 and a master'​s degree in 1960
 +
 +1958-59 BU Season: In his seventh season with the team, head coach [[Matt Zunic]] (who would start coaching at UMass next season) led the Terriers to their first-ever NCAA tournament berth after a 20-7 season. Seniors Jack Leaman and Bob Cumings led the team to a first-round victory over [[opponent_connecticut|Connecticut]] at New York's Madison Square Garden. (Leaman: 5 FGs, 5 FTs, 15 points.) Three days later, the Terriers bested 18th-ranked [[opponent_navy|Navy]] to give the program its first 20-win season. (Leaman 5-16 FGs, 3-4 FTs, 2 rebs, 4 fouls, 13 points.) The magic ended when [[opponent_west_virginia|West Virginia]], led by future NBA Hall-of-Famer Jerry West, ousted BU, 86-82. (Leaman 3-9 FGs, 4-4 FTs, 3 rebs, 4 fouls, 10 points.)
 +
 +  *Played on BU's Freshman team in 1955-56
 +
 +==== Assistant Coach - Boston University ====
 +  *Served on the BU staff for four seasons (1956-60)
 +
 +==== US Army ====
 +  *Served for two years, from which he was honorably discharged in 1955
 +
 +===== Images =====
 +{{gallery>​leaman_jack?​lightbox}}
 +
 +===== External Links =====
 +[[wp>​Jack_Leaman|Wikipedia - Jack Leaman]]
 +
 +{{tag>"​Coaches"​ "Born in 1932"​}}
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