Reisman named National Coach of the Week

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STEPHENVILLE – Tarleton head men’s basketball coach Lonn Reisman was named the HoopDirt.com National Division II Coach of the Week after collecting his 600th career win.

Reisman guided the Texans to a 71-61 victory over Cameron on Saturday making him the sixth active NCAA Division II head coach with 600 career wins and the 16th all time to reach the milestone. Reisman needs four victories to pass Dave Boots (603 wins) for 15th on the all-time Division II wins list.

In his 28 years at Tarleton, Reisman has recorded a 600-235 overall record (.718) and turned the Texans into a national powerhouse. Before Reisman arrived at Tarleton in 1988, the Texans had one winning season in the previous 26 years.

Tarleton is 11-2 overall this season and ranked No. 12 in the National Association of Basketball Coaches’ poll.

Tarleton will take on No. 6 Angelo State on Wednesday, Jan. 6 at 7:30 p.m. in Wisdom Gym.

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