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|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
East Carolina (asst.)
|Accomplishments and honors|
Ivy League Coach of the Year (1988)
Mike Dement is an American college basketball coach and the former head men's basketball coach at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Dement played college basketball at Duke. He is married to Southern Methodist University women's basketball head coach Rhonda Rompola.
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.
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.
On December 13, 2011, Dement stepped down as head coach of the Spartans.
Head coaching record
|Cornell Big Red (Ivy League) (1986–1991)|
|1987–88||Cornell||17–10||11–3||1st||NCAA First Round|
|UNC Greensboro Spartans (Independent) (1991–1993)|
|UNC Greensboro Spartans (Big South Conference) (1993–1995)|
|SMU Mustangs (Southwest Conference) (1995–1996)|
|SMU Mustangs (Western Athletic Conference) (1996–2004)|
|1999–00||SMU||21–9||9–5||3rd||NIT First Round|
‡ Dement resigned 2/27/04; Lineburg coached rest of season.
|UNC Greensboro Spartans (Southern Conference) (2005–2011)|
‡ Dement resigned 12/13/11; Miller coached rest of season.
National champion Postseason invitational champion
- "Dement, Rompola honeymoon includes lots of phone calls, airline miles". ESPN. Retrieved December 21, 2009.
- 2009-10 UNCG Men's Basketball Media Guide
- "Mike Dement Bio". UNCG. Retrieved December 21, 2009.[dead link]
- "Mike Dement steps aside as UNCG men’s basketball coach". uncgspartans.com. Retrieved 13 December 2011.
- UNC Greensboro - Official athletics website
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