Grace College men’s basketball coach, Jim Kessler, ended his coaching career at the college Saturday night with a win. A report at the online news site, InkFreeNews, notes how Kessler went out in style, including a ranking of 28 for all-time for wins among college basketball coaches. A portion of the story appears below. Click here to read the complete story.
Kessler Goes Out In Style
The final game of head coach Jim Kessler’s career ended on a fitting note — with a win.
Grace’s men’s basketball team secured fifth place in the NCCAA National Championships with a 96-88 victory on Friday night against Columbia International.
Friday’s game was emotionally charged as the Lancers seemed determined to send Kessler out with a victory. Kessler officially wraps up his 42-year career ranked No. 28 all-time for wins among college basketball coaches with 788 victories. On Thursday, Kessler officially passed Lefty Driesell and Jim Smith on the all-time list over all divisions of men’s basketball.
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