Latest News from News 3

Las Vegas News | Weather | Sports | Traffic - MyNews3

GW's Lonergan gets contract extension

Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
Updated: 3/28 12:32 pm

Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) - George Washington Colonials men's head basketball coach Mike Lonergan received a contract extension through the 2020-21 season on Friday.

Lonergan guided George Washington to the NCAA Tournament this past season after accumulating a 24-9 record. It was just the 11th all-time appearance in the 100-season history of the program and first since 2007.

"As we continue to strengthen our athletic program, it is important to look well into the future," said director of athletics and recreation Patrick Nero. "Securing strong, stable leadership for our men's basketball program was a high priority. Mike has succeeded in bringing high quality young men to GW, and we are proud of how they have developed both on and off the court."

Lonergan has racked up 424 wins with just 203 losses in 21 seasons as a head coach at the collegiate level. Prior to taking over at GW in 2011-12, he spent 12 seasons at Catholic University, winning the Division III championship in 2000-01, before a brief stint as an assistant at Maryland and six seasons as head coach of Vermont.

"I'm very grateful to be able to coach this proud program," said Lonergan," and I want to thank President Knapp, Patrick Nero, my family, friends, players, assistants and staff who have helped make this possible.

Share

Slideshows

Popular Right Now:
Obama plays 27 at exclusive Shadow Creek

Updated: 11/22/2014 11:03:27 AM

There are heavy security gates at the entrance to Shadow Ridge Golf Course in North Las Vegas in this photo taken Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. (Melvin Jones, KSNV)
Woman fatally shot near Strip, suspect being sought

Updated: 11/22/2014 12:46:21 PM

Police searching for kidnapped 4-month-old girl

Updated: 11/21/2014 10:39:53 PM

Poll


All content © Copyright 2014 Chesapeake Media I, LLC. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service
You may also view our Sitemap.

FCC assistance for any person with disabilities can be provided by contacting us at publicfilehelp@mynews3.com

KSNV Profile & Public Inspection Files

2014 NBCUniversal Media, LLC. All rights reserved. Portions by Broadcast Interactive Media

FOLLOW US!


Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.