PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 31, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Legendary Philadelphia University head men's basketball coach Herb Magee earned his 999th career win when the PhilaU Rams defeated Caldwell 77-47 at home Saturday, Jan. 31.
Coach Magee, who was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame in 2011, will go for career win 1,000 on Tuesday, Feb. 3, at home against Wilmington. The game will start at 7:30 p.m. in the Gallagher Athletic Center.
Magee, renowned as a coach, player and "shot doc" to top NBA stars, has spent his entire playing and coaching career at DII Philadelphia University. He is in his 48th season as head coach. With his next win, he will be only the second all-NCAA men's basketball coach to reach 1,000 career wins. Duke Coach Mike Krzyzewski got win 1,000 just last Sunday, Jan. 25.
The Rams are 14-5 overall and 8-2 in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference.
Philadelphia University, founded in 1884, is a private university with 3,600 students enrolled in more than 70 undergraduate and graduate programs. As the model for professional university education, the University prepares students to be leaders in their professions in an active, collaborative and real-world learning environment infused with the liberal arts. Philadelphia University includes the innovative Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce; the College of Architecture and the Built Environment; and the College of Science, Health and the Liberal Arts. For more information, go to www.PhilaU.edu.
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