basketball-men-d2 flag | January 23, 2015

Philadelphia's Magee approaches 1,000 wins

There's plenty of buzz surrounding Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski closing in on 1,000 wins in his coaching career. But there's another name vastly approaching that list; one you've probably never heard of.

Herb Magee, in his 48th season as head coach of Division II Philadelphia University, holds a 997-397 record as he approaches the milestone.

"It'll be a big deal for the university, and my family," said the 73-year-old Magee, whose Rams are 12-5 this season. "It's not too often that a place like Philadelphia University is going to be mentioned on ESPN, in the New York Times, Washington Post, etc., etc."

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