Tar Heels in the Coaching Ranks

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The 2001-2002 college basketball season has reached the conference tournament period and here's a look at how the Tar Heels in the college coaching ranks are doing ...

MATT DOHERTY ('84) - North Carolina (Atlantic Coast Conference), 2nd Year: 8-19, 4-12 (ACC) [RPI-#122]. Next game: 3/8, ACC Quarterfinal vs. Duke, 7 p.m.

BUTCH ESTES ('71) - Guilford College (Old Dominion Athletic Conference - Division III), 3rd Year: 15-11, 10-8 (ODAC).

CURTIS HUNTER ('87) - North Carolina A&T (Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), 3rd Year: 11-16, 10-8 (MEAC) [RPI-#245]. Next game: 3/7, MEAC Quarterfinal vs. South Carolina State, 8:15 p.m.

JEFF LEBO ('89) - Tennessee Tech (Ohio Valley Conference), 4th Year: 24-6, 15-1 (OVC) [RPI-#103]. Lost OVC Championship Game to Murray State, 70-69. Next game: Awaiting invite from NIT. *Named OVC Coach of the Year for the 3rd consecutive season.

BUZZ PETERSON ('85) - Tennessee (Southeastern Conference), 1st Year: 14-15, 7-9 (SEC East) [RPI-#66]. Next game: 3/7, SEC 1st Round vs. Arkansas, 3:15 p.m.

TONY SHAVER ('76) - Hampden-Sydney College (Old Dominion Athletic Conference - Division III), 16th Year: 23-6, 13-5 (ODAC). Lost in Division III National Tournament 2nd Round (field of 32) to Catholic University, 74-68.

RANDY WIEL ('79) - Middle Tennessee State (Sun Belt Conference), 6th Year: 14-15, 6-8 (SBC) [RPI-#203]. Lost SBC Quarterfinal to New Mexico State, 63-48.

ROY WILLIAMS ('72) - Kansas (Big 12), 14th Year: 27-2, 16-0 (Big 12) [RPI-#1; ESPN/USA TODAY Coaches' Poll-#1; AP Top 25-#1]. Next game: 3/8, Big 12 Quarterfinal vs. Nebraska - Colorado 1st Round winner, 1 p.m.

ED WILLS ('94) - Ferrum College (Dixie Conference - Division III), 2nd Year: 10-16, 5-9 (Dixie).

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Current Assistant Coaches
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SCOTT CHERRY ('93), George Mason (Colonial Athletic Association), 3rd Year: 19-9, 13-5 (CAA) [RPI-#87]. Lost CAA Quarterfinal to Hofstra, 82-76. Next game: Season over unless the NIT calls.

RICK DUCKETT ('79), South Carolina (Southeastern Conference), 1st Year: 16-13, 6-10 (SEC East) [RPI-#63]. Next game: 3/7, SEC 1st Round vs. Mississippi, 9:45 p.m.

MIKE ELLIS ('88), Virginia Commonwealth (Colonial Athletic Association), 14th Year: 21-11, 11-7 (CAA) [RPI-#84]. Lost CAA Championship Game to UNC-Wilmington, 66-51. Next game: Season over unless the NIT calls.

BRAD FREDERICK ('99), Vanderbilt (Southeastern Conference), 2nd Year: 16-13, 6-10 (SEC East) [RPI-#50]. Next game: 3/7, SEC 1st Round vs. LSU, 1 p.m.

STEPHEN GILES ('90), Florida State (Atlantic Coast Conference): 11-16, 4-12 (ACC) [RPI-#136]. Next game: 3/7, ACC Play-in Game vs. Clemson, 7 p.m.

PAT SULLIVAN ('95), UNC-Wilmington [Women] (Colonial Athletic Association), 1st Year: 14-12, 8-9 (CAA). Next game: 3/7, CAA Quarterfinal vs. VCU, 2:30 p.m.


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