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 +====== Al Skinner ======
 +  * **Player**
 +  * **Varsity Seasons:** [[season_1971-72|1971-72]],​ [[season_1972-73|1972-73]],​ [[season_1973-74|1973-74]]
 +  * **Number:** 30
 +  * **Position:​** G
 +  * **Height:** 6' 4"
 +  * **Weight:** 175 lbs.
 +  * **Hometown:​** West Hampstead, NY
 +  * **High School:** Malverne
 +  * **Prep School:** none
 +  * **Transfer From:** none
 +  * **Birthdate:​** June 16, 1952
  
 +  *Scored 1,235 points while at UMass. ​ See where he ranks on the [[statistics_history#​scoring|UMass 1,000 point scorers list]].
 +  *Led Redmen in rebounding during his years, 9.5 average overall.
 +  *[[http://​umasshoops.com/​history/​alumni/​skinner_al/​jersey_retired.htm|Jersey #30 retired on Feb. 18, 2004.]]
 +
 +==== 1973-74 Senior year ====
 +  *Team Captain and All-America honorable mention selection.
 +  *Averaged a double-double,​ with 18.8 points and 11.0 rebounds. ​ Shot 62% from the field.
 +  *Started all 26 games for the Redmen.
 +  *Led Massachusetts to a second-consecutive Yankee Conference title.
 +  *Led YC in scoring at 18.7 ppg.
 +  *Named All-Yankee Conference First-Team.
 +  *Recorded the first triple-double in school history, against St. Peter'​s,​ on 12/28/1973, with 27 points, 18 rebounds and 10 assists. ​ (UMass would not see another triple-double until [[http://​umasshoops.com/​people/​lasme_stephane/​|Stephane Lasme]]'​s on [[http://​umasshoops.com/​games/​2006-07/​1122st_francis_ny|11/​22/​2006]].)
 +
 +==== 1972-73 Junior year ====
 +  *Named All-Yankee Conference First-Team.
 +  *Led Massachusetts to the Yankee Conference title.
 +
 +==== 1971-72 Sophomore year ====
 +  *Named All-Yankee Conference First-Team.
 +
 +==== Statistics ====
 +^ ^^^^^^^^^^^ ​ Rebounds ​ ^^^^ ^^^^^^^^
 +^Season^GP^GS^Min^Avg^FG^FGA^%^FT^FTA^%^Off^Def^Tot^Avg^PF^FO^A^TO^Blk^St^Pts^Avg^
 +|1971-72|26|22| | |122|239|.510|102|140|.729| | |226|8.7| | | | | | |346|13.3|
 +|1972-73|27|26| | |161|305|.528|79|105|.752| | |238|8.8| | | | | | |401|14.9|
 +|1973-74|26|26| | |196|316|.620|96|124|.774| | |285|11.0| | | | | | |488|18.8|
 +|Career|79|74|2616|33.1|479|860|.557|277|369|.751|n/​a|n/​a|749|9.5|243|0|320|n/​a|n/​a|n/​a|1235|15.6|
 +
 +===== Post-UMass =====
 +==== Coaching - College ====
 +=== Kennesaw State ===
 +Hired as the head coach at [[http://​ksuowls.com/​index.aspx?​path=mbball|Kennesaw State]] in 2015.\\
 +News: [[http://​nothinbutnets.com/​2016/​05/​03/​al-skinner-hopes-to-continue-winning-ways-in-college/​|Skinner Hopes to Continue Winning Ways in College]] (5/3/2016)
 +
 +=== Bryant ===
 +Spent two seasons (2013-14 and 2014-15) as the associate head coach at [[http://​bryantbulldogs.com/​sports/​mbkb/​index|Bryant]],​ under head coach Tim O'​Shea,​ a long time friend of Skinner'​s.
 +
 +=== BC & URI ===
 +Record as a head coach at BC & URI (22 seasons):
 +^ ^Overall^%^Conf^%^Post-season^
 +|22 Seasons|385-291|.570|178-182|.494|9 NCAA, 3 NIT|
 +
 +=== Boston College ===
 +  * Hired as coach of the Eagles on April 17, 1997.
 +  * Big East Coach of the Year in 2000-01 and 2004-05.
 +  * [[opponent_boston_college|Boston College]] moved from the Big East to the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) after the 2004-05 season.
 +  * As a BC coach, Skinner was 10-4 (.714) against his alma mater.
 +  * [[http://​www.bceagles.com/​sports/​m-baskbl/​spec-rel/​033010aaa.html|Released from BC on March 30, 2010.]]
 +  * [[http://​www.bceagles.com/​sports/​m-baskbl/​mtt/​skinner_al00.html|Skinner'​s bio page on BC's site.]]
 +
 +^Season^Overall^%^Conf^%^Conf Place^Post-season^
 +|1997-98|15-16|.484|6-12|.333|6th (BE 6)| |
 +|1998-99|6-21|.222|3-15|.167|13th| |
 +|1999-2000|11-19|.367|3-13|.188|13th| |
 +|2000-01|27-5|.844|13-3|.813|1st (East)|NCAA|
 +|2001-02|20-12|.625|8-8|.500|4th (East)|NCAA|
 +|2002-03|19-12|.613|10-6|.625|1st (East)|NIT|
 +|2003-04|24-10|.706|10-6|.625|5th|NCAA|
 +|2004-05|25-5|.833|13-3|.813|1st|NCAA|
 +|2005-06|28-8|.778|11-5|.688|3rd|NCAA|
 +|2006-07|21-12|.636|10-6|.625|5th|NCAA|
 +|2007-08|14-17|.452|4-12|.250|11th| |
 +|2008-09|22-12|.647|9-7|.563|6th|NCAA|
 +|2009-10|15-16|.484|6-10|.375|8th| |
 +|Total|247-165|.600|106-106|.500| |7 NCAA, 1 NIT|
 +
 +=== Rhode Island ===
 +  * Head coach for nine seasons (1988-89 through 1996-97) at [[opponent_rhode_island|Rhode Island]].
 +  * Atlantic 10 Coach of the Year in 1991-92.
 +  * Assistant coach for four seasons 1986-88 to Tom Penders, 1984-86 to Brendan Malone.
 +
 +^Season^Overall^%^A-10^%^A-10 Place^Post-season^
 +|1988-89|13-15|.464|9-9|.500|5th| |
 +|1989-90|15-13|.536|11-7|.611|4th| |
 +|1990-91|11-17|.393|6-12|.333|9th| |
 +|1991-92|22-10|.688|9-7|.563|4th|NIT|
 +|1992-93|19-11|.633|8-6|.571|5th|NCAA|
 +|1993-94|11-16|.407|7-9|.438|6th| |
 +|1994-95|7-20|.259|2-14|.125|9th| |
 +|1995-96|20-14|.588|8-8|.500|4th (East)|NIT|
 +|1996-97|20-10|.667|12-4|.750|2nd (East)|NCAA|
 +|**Total**|138-126|.523|72-76|.486| |2 NCAA, 2 NIT|
 +
 +As a URI coach, Skinner was 2-18 (.100) against his alma mater. 18 of those 20 games were against UMass coach [[calipari_john|John Calipari]].
 +
 +=== Marist ===
 +  * Assistant Coach, 1982-84
 +
 +==== Professional basketball ====
 +  * Joventut (Barcelona, Spain), 1980-81
 +  * Philadelphia 76ers, 1979-80
 +  * New Jersey Nets/​Philadelphia 76ers, 1978-79
 +  * New Jersey Nets/​Detroit Pistons, 1977-78
 +  * New York Nets (NBA), 1976-77
 +  * New York Nets (ABA), 1974-76
 +  * Selected in both the NBA and ABA Drafts in 1974((http://​www.basketball-reference.com/​draft/​NBA_1974.html))((http://​www.prosportstransactions.com/​basketball/​DraftTrades/​Years/​1974ABACollege.htm))
 +
 +===== Other =====
 +Inducted into the [[http://​www.internationalsport.org/​bhof/​basketball-hof.cfm|New England Basketball Hall of Fame]] in 2004.((http://​www.internationalsport.org/​bhof/​inductees-2004.cfm))
 +
 +===== External links =====
 +[[wp>Al Skinner]]
 +
 +{{tag>"​Players"​ "​Jersey # 30" "Born in 1952" "​Guards"​ "​Players from New York" "​Played for Jack Leaman"​ "Rhode Island"​ "​Boston College"​}}
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