DeVries Named CollegeInsider.com Hugh Durham Coach of the Year

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first_imgThe honor comes following DeVries first season at the helm of the program in which he led the Bulldogs to a Missouri Valley Conference regular-season championship and 24 wins, the third most in program history. Drake University men’s basketball head coach Darian DeVries has been named the CollegeInsider.com Hugh Durham Coach of the Year, the website announced Friday, April 5. The award is presented annually to the top mid-major coach in Division I college basketball by CollegeInsider.com and named Hugh Durham, who built winning programs at three different universities. In eight seasons as the head coach at Jacksonville University, Durham became the Dolphins’ all-time winningest Division I coach (106 wins), making him the only coach in NCAA history to be the winningest coach (pct. or wins) at three different Division I schools.center_img DeVries’ latest honor adds to his impressive season that also saw him earn MVC Coach of the Year honors while leading the Bulldogs to the program’s 12th postseason appearance in school history. The first-year coach accomplished this feat despite inheriting a roster with just one returning starter and three returning lettermen. Print Friendly Versionlast_img

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