Mike Babul
DOB: November 25, 1977

at UMass - post-UMass


at UMass

Forward, 1996-2000, #23


Atlantic 10 Honors

Senior year (1999-2000) achievements: Named to Atlantic 10 All-Defensive and All-Academic teams, both the third time he was honored for each. Led team in rebounding in two games. Led team with 6 assists in victory against La Salle.

Senior year (1999-2000) bio: An Academic All-America Candidate ... two-time Academic All-Conference selection ... returning starter at the small forward position … senior co-captain... outstanding defensive player who was named to the Atlantic 10 All-Defensive team last season for the second consecutive year … the team’s best leaper, capturing the slam dunk title during Midnight Madness all four years he has competed … twin brother, Jon, plays basketball at Georgia Tech … Michael Garrett Babul … born November 25, 1977 in Attleboro, Mass. ... son of Mike and Joan Babul … has an overall GPA of 3.16 in Sport Management.

AS A JUNIOR IN 1998-99: Selected to the 1998-99 Atlantic 10 All-Defensive team ... Selected to the 1998-99 Atlantic 10 All-Academic team ... Averaged 5.2 points and 3.7 rebounds per game ... started 29 of 30 games on the season ... ranked second on the team in blocked shots (24) and assists (55) and fourth in steals (19) ... held Connecticut’s Richard Hamilton to 11 points on 3 of 11 shooting, with four turnovers ... scored a career-high 15 points at St. John’s, while allowing Ron Artest only nine points ... pulled down a career-best 12 rebounds against Kansas, while holding Kenny Gregory to six points and two rebounds ... allowed Texas’ Kris Clack only nine points on 3 of 11 shooting, with four turnovers ... totaled 11 points and eight rebounds at La Salle ... named to the preseason Atlantic 10 All-Defensive team ... Pizza Hut Academic All-Star of the Game for the CBS broadcast of the UMass/Temple game.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 1997-98: Started all 32 games at small forward … averaged 4.1 points and 2.8 rebounds per game … one of the nation’s top defensive stoppers … named to the Atlantic 10 All-Defensive team … earned a spot on the Atlantic 10 All-Academic team with a 3.25 GPA … held Atlantic 10 Player of the Year Cuttino Mobley to 2-of-7 shooting and 12 points in game at Rhode Islandhelped hold St. Louis’ Larry Hughes to 18 points on 6-of-17 shooting in NCAA first roundlimited George Washington’s Yegor Mescheriakov to 11 points on 4-of-9 shootingheld Boston College’s Antonio Granger to 2-of-12 shooting and eight pointsforced Colorado’s Kenny Price to a season-low 10 points before Price fouled outheld Xavier’s Darnell Williams to nine points on 2-of-5 shootinglimited Coby Turner of Dayton to seven points on 2-of-6 shooting with no three-point field goal attemptsheld Davidson’s Mark Donnelly to 10 points on 3-of-15 shootingheld Melvin Levitt of Cincinnati to seven points on 1-of-13 shootingscored a career-high 13 points in second game against Fordhamhad a season-high nine rebounds vs. UNC Charlottehad 10 points while playing a 35 minutes in second game vs. St. Joseph’shad 10 points, six rebounds and three assists vs. La Sallescored eight points on 4-of-5 shooting at No. 21 Xavierscored six points and grabbed seven rebounds in the season-opener at No. 15 Fresno Statescored six points against Seton Hall in the third place game at the Great Alaska Shootouthad six points, five rebounds and three steals at St. Joseph’s.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 1996-97: Averaged 1.5 points and 2.0 rebounds per game … played in 25 games, making 10 starts … won the team’s slam dunk contest during Midnight Madness … played both the small forward and big guard positions … played a season-high 32 minutes at Wake Forest, scoring six points and pulling down nine boards.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for coach Don Johnson at North Attleboro High School … rated among the top 60 high school seniors in the nation and the top five in Massachusetts by Reidel’s Roundball Review … averaged 20.1 points and 8.4 rebounds per game during his senior year … averaged 13.7 points per game while leading his Boston area team (alongside teammate Monty Mack) to the Boston Shootout title in the summer following his senior year … averaged 22.3 points, 12.0 rebounds and 3.0 assists in his junior season … two-time Hockomock League All-Star choice … first team All-Scholastic pick during his junior year.

Career Statistics
  Total 3-Pointers   Rebounds  
Season GP GS Min Avg FG FGA % FG FGA % FT FTA % Off Def Tot Avg PF FO A TO Blk St Pts Avg
1996-97 25 10 255 10.2 15 34 .441 0 1 .000 8 21 .381 24 26 50 2.0 32 1 13 8 7 12 38 1.5
1997-98 32 32 766 23.9 50 115 .435 0 6 .000 30 50 .600 41 47 88 2.8 80 2 51 45 12 21 130 4.1
1998-99 30 29 887 29.6 61 142 .430 5 18 .278 30 61 .492 49 62 111 3.7 71 3 55 41 24 19 157 5.2
1999-2000 33 29 812 24.6 48 104 .471 4 12 .333 14 38 .368 45 64 109 3.3 57 0 67 36 11 33 114 3.5
Career 120 100 2720 22.7 174 393 .443 9 37 .243 82 170 .482 159 199 358 3.0 240 6 186 130 54 85 439 3.7


post-UMass

MinersTexas at El Paso, NCAA
Director of Basketball Operations, 2006-

Hired at UTEP on 9/20/2006.

Babul's page on UTEP Athletics. External link



DrexelDrexel Dragons, NCAA
Coordinator of Basketball Operations, 2005-06



PenguinsYoungstown State Penguins, NCAA
Assistant Coach, 2004-05

Mike Babul Joins Penguin Coaching Staff (7/9/2004) External link



Memphis Tigers, NCAA
Administrative Assistant, 2003-04

Babul's bio on CoachCal.com.

Tigers



Seekonk High School, Seekonk MA
JV Head Coach, Varsity Assistant Coach, 2002-03

Led JV team to a 15-5 record and assisted the varsity team in earning their first state tournament berth in over 10 years.


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