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UT Tyler's Baker named TABC Small College Coach of the Year

TYLER, May 16, 2014-- UT Tyler women's basketball head coach Kevin Baker has been named the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches Small College Coach of the Year, the organization announced Thursday.  Baker led the Patriots to the NCAA Div. III Sweet 16 this year.

Baker, who has coached two seasons for the Patriots, helped lead the ladies to a 27-4 record, en route to winning the program's first American Southwest Conference Championship and first NCAA postseason game.

The Patriots reached the NCAA Sweet 16 in Walla Walla, Washington, before falling to then No. 1 ranked Thomas More College.

Baker was named the ASC Coach of the Year and the D3Hoops.com Regional Coach of the Year this season.

The TABC is made up of basketball coaches from around the State of Texas, and hold their annual convention in May.

 

Article by Jeff Williford

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