Mike Dement

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Mike Dement
Sport(s) Basketball
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1982–1983
1983–1985
1985–1986
1986–1991
1991–1995
1995–2004
2005–2011
Duke (asst.)
Cornell (asst.)
East Carolina (asst.)
Cornell
UNC Greensboro
SMU
UNC Greensboro
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
Big South Regular Season Championship (1995)
Ivy League Regular Season Championship (1988)
Awards
Ivy League Coach of the Year (1998)

Mike Dement is an American college basketball coach and the former head men's basketball coach at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He is married to Southern Methodist University women's basketball head coach Rhonda Rompola.[1]

From Louisburg, North Carolina, he was the head coach for UNCG from 1991 to 1995, leading them from a team with no conference affiliation to the top of the Big South Conference regular season standings in just four seasons. In his last two seasons at UNCG, Dement’s teams went 38–18, including a school-record 23 wins in 1994–95 winning the Big South regular season title.[2]

In 2007–08, Dement won his 300th career game when the Spartans topped The Citadel in Charleston. He enters his 23rd year as a head coach with a mark of 312–313.[3]

On December 13, 2011, Dement stepped down as head coach of the Spartans.[4]

Head coaching record[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Cornell Big Red (Ivy League) (1986–1991)
1986–87 Cornell 15–11 9–5 T–2nd
1987–88 Cornell 17–10 11–3 1st NCAA First Round
1988–89 Cornell 10–16 7–7 T–4th
1989–90 Cornell 12–17 5–9 7th
1990–91 Cornell 13–13 6–8 T–3rd
Cornell: 69–67 38–32
UNC Greensboro Spartans (Independent) (1991–1993)
1991–92 UNCG 7–21
1992–93 UNCG 10–17
UNC Greensboro Spartans (Big South Conference) (1993–1995)
1993–94 UNCG 15–12 11–7
1994–95 UNCG 23–6 14–2 1st
UNCG: 55–56 25–9
SMU Mustangs (Southwest Conference) (1995–1996)
1995–96 SMU 8–20 3–11 T–7th
SMU Mustangs (Western Athletic Conference) (1996–2004)
1996–97 SMU 16–12 7–9 T–4th (Mountain)
1997–98 SMU 18–10 6–8 5th (Pacific)
1998–99 SMU 15–15 7–7 T–4th (Mountain)
1999–00 SMU 21–9 9–5 3rd NIT First Round
2000–01 SMU 18–12 8–8 T–5th
2001–02 SMU 15–14 10–8 4th
2002–03 SMU 17–13 11–7 3rd
2003–04 SMU 10–15 5–10 8th
SMU: 138–120 65–74

Dement resigned 2/27/04; Lineburg coached rest of season.

UNC Greensboro Spartans (Southern Conference) (2005–2011)
2005–06 UNCG 12–19 4–10 5th (North)
2006–07 UNCG 16–14 12–6 2nd (North)
2007–08 UNCG 19–12 12–8 3rd (North)
2008–09 UNCG 5–25 4–16 6th (North)
2009–10 UNCG 8–23 6–12 5th (North)
2010–11 UNCG 7–24 6–12 5th (North)
2011–12 UNCG 2–8 0–3 6th (North)
UNCG: 69–125 44–67

Dement resigned 12/13/11; Miller coached rest of season.

Total: 329–368

      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

Coaching Tree[edit]

Wes Miller - Currently the head coach at UNCG. Was assistant under Dement from 2010 until Dement resigned on December 13, 2011

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dement, Rompola honeymoon includes lots of phone calls, airline miles". ESPN. Retrieved December 21, 2009. 
  2. ^ 2009-10 UNCG Men's Basketball Media Guide
  3. ^ "Mike Dement Bio". UNCG. Retrieved December 21, 2009. [dead link]
  4. ^ "Mike Dement steps aside as UNCG men’s basketball coach". uncgspartans.com. Retrieved 13 December 2011.