Jerry Green (basketball)

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Jerry Green was a college basketball coach from the 1980s through 2001. He coached at UNC Asheville, Oregon and Tennessee. He also was an assistant at Kansas under Roy Williams.

Green spent four years as an assistant coach at Kansas (1988–1992) under Roy Williams, where he helped the Jayhawks to a 103–30 record and to the 1991 national title game. Additionally, he spent 12 seasons at UNC Asheville, three as an assistant coach (1976–1979) and his last 10 as head coach (1979–1988). Green helped guide Asheville through two major changes in the last three years of his tenure. The Bulldogs made the move up from the NAIA level to the ranks of Division II, and then became a Division I program for Green's final two seasons. His teams posted a combined 150–108 record.[1]

Green resigned from Tennessee in 2001.[2] He was replaced by Buzz Peterson.

Green had coached Tennessee to four consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances.

He was the Director of Basketball Operations at Indiana University most recently but has since retired.

Head coaching record[edit]

NAIA Division 3/Division 2/NCAA Division 1[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
North Carolina-Asheville Bulldogs (Was Transitioning to Division 1) (1979–1985)
1979–1980 North Carolina-Asheville 11–16
1980–1981 North Carolina-Asheville 14–15
1981–1982 North Carolina-Asheville 19–10
1982–1983 North Carolina-Asheville 22–9
1983–1984 North Carolina-Asheville 21–10
1984–1985 North Carolina-Asheville 15–13
North Carolina-Asheville: 89–73
North Carolina-Asheville Bulldogs (Big South) (1985–1988)
1985–1986 North Carolina-Asheville 20–9 4–2 5th
1986–1987 North Carolina-Asheville 15–11 5–3 3rd
1987–1988 North Carolina-Asheville 13–15 5–7 T-5th
North Carolina-Asheville: 48–35 14–12
North Carolina-Asheville: 150–108 14–12
University of Oregon (Pacific-10 Conference) (1992–1997)
1992–93 Oregon 10–20 3–15 9th
1993–94 Oregon 10–17 6–12 8th
1994–95 Oregon 19–9 11–7 4th NCAA 1st Round
1995–96 Oregon 16–13 9–9 T-5th
1996–97 Oregon 17–11 8–10 7th NIT 1st Round
Oregon: 72–70 37–53
University of Tennessee (SEC East) (1997–2001)
1997–98 Tennessee 20–9 9–7 3rd NCAA 1st Round
1998–99 Tennessee 21–9 12–4 1st NCAA 2nd Round
1999-00 Tennessee 26–7 12–4 1st NCAA Sweet Sixteen
2000–01 Tennessee 22–11 8–8 4th NCAA 1st Round
Tennessee: 89–36 41–23
Total: 161–106

      National champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

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