FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

July 21, 2011

 

RIC’S WALSH TABBED AS ONE OF THE TOP 25 COACHES IN THE COUNTRY

Providence, RI—CollegeInsider.com has named Rhode Island College Head Men’s Basketball Coach Bob Walsh as one of the top 25 coaches in the nation from the Div. II, III and NAIA ranks. He was one of only six Div. III coaches listed from this prestigious list.

 

 

 

 "It is great for our program to be honored with so many great national powers," Walsh said. "It's really a statement about the kids we've recruited and their talent, sacrifice and trust in our culture."

 

Since taking the helm in 2005-06, Walsh has led the Anchormen to a 135-43 (.758) overall record and gone an amazing 81-18 (.819) in games against Little East Conference opposition. RIC has also logged a combined 23-8 record (.741) in the postseason under his tutelage. Rhode Island College has won four Little East Conference Regular Season Championships (2011, ’10, ’09, ’07) and four Little East Tournament titles (2011, ’10, ’08, ’07) during Walsh’s tenure.

 

Walsh has also led the Anchormen to the NCAA Tournament in each of the last five seasons, a feat that only four other programs in the nation have been able to achieve. Rhode Island College reached the Elite 8 in 2007 and the Sweet 16 in both 2010 and 2011.

 

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