FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

February 25, 2013

 

WORDS UNLIMITED HONORS FORMER HEAD WOMENíS BASKETBALL COACH MARCUS REILLY

Providence, R.I.-Former Rhode Island College Head Womenís Basketball Coach Marcus Reilly received the Words Unlimited Helen Bert and Eleanor Lemaire Womenís Sports Coach of the Year Award at the organizationís 67th Annual Banquet on Sunday evening at the Radisson Airport Hotel in Warwick.

 

 

 

Reilly, currently an assistant womenís basketball coach at the University of Rhode Island, led the 2011-12 Anchorwomen to a 25-4 overall record and a 13-1 (first place) mark in the Little East Conference. RIC closed out the programís most successful campaign, having established new school records for wins (25), winning percentage (.862) and Little East wins (13). The Anchorwomen captured the programís first-ever Little East Conference Regular Season and Tournament Championships, while also advancing to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in 27 years.

 

Also in 2011-12, Reilly received the Tom Carmody Award, signifying him as the Womenís Basketball Coach of the Year (C.C./Div. III), from the Rhode Island Basketball Media. NEWBA and the Little East Conference also named him the Coach of the Year.

 

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