Larry Holley

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Larry Holley (born June 28, 1945)[1] is an American basketball coach. He is the head men's basketball coach at his alma mater, William Jewell College in Liberty, Missouri. With 844 wins at the end of the 2012-13 season he is among only 28 four-year college coaches to reach 700 wins. He ranks 1st all-time in career wins among four-year, college coaches coaching only at Missouri colleges and universities. He ranks 13th all-time in career wins nationally among four-year, college coaches and 3rd all-time nationally among NAIA coaches.

Holley's teams have won 20 games in a season 24 times and have posted both a 45-game conference winning streak and a 43-game home court winning streak.

He has received 14 Coach of the Year awards and has been elected to the Greater Kansas City Basketball Coaches Hall of Fame, the Missouri Basketball Coaches Hall of Fame, the NAIA Hall of Fame and the William Jewell College Athletic Hall of Fame.

Holley joined William Jewell as head men's basketball coach for the 1979-1980 season after coaching four years at Northwest Missouri State University, six years at Central Methodist University and one year at Harrisburg, Missouri High School.

He is a native of Jameson, Missouri.

Career Records[edit]

School Years Record W/L Pct
Central Methodist 6 61-93 .396
Northwest Missouri State 2 26-26 .500
William Jewell 25 570-264 .683
Career 33 657-383 .632

Records[edit]

Season School W-L
1969-70 Central Methodist 7-17
1970-71 Central Methodist 6-17
1971-72 Central Methodist 10-16
1972-73 Central Methodist 11-15
1973-74 Central Methodist 15-11
1974-75 Central Methodist 12-17
1977-78 Northwest Missouri State 11-15
1978-79 Northwest Missouri State 15-11
1979-80 William Jewell 10-19
1980-81 William Jewell 15-13
1981-82 William Jewell 22-8
1982-83 William Jewell 19-10
1983-84 William Jewell 20-8
1984-85 William Jewell 25-7
1985-86 William Jewell 25-4
1986-87 William Jewell 27-6
1987-88 William Jewell 32-2
1988-89 William Jewell 14-14
1989-90 William Jewell 12-18
1990-91 William Jewell 20-11
1991-92 William Jewell 23-13
1992-93 William Jewell 27-10
1993-94 William Jewell 25-10
1994-95 William Jewell 29-10
1995-96 William Jewell 30-9
1996-97 William Jewell 29-10
1997-98 William Jewell 28-9
1998-99 William Jewell 24-11
1999-00 William Jewell 17-17
2000-01 William Jewell 19-14
2001-02 William Jewell 22-12
2002-03 William Jewell 23-14
2003-04 William Jewell 33-5
2004-05 William Jewell 31-6
2005-06 William Jewell 27-8
2006-07 William Jewell 17-15
2007-08 William Jewell 20-13
2008-09 William Jewell 23-11
2009-10 William Jewell 22-11
2010-11 William Jewell 25-7

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