Beth Morgan (basketball)

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Beth Cunningham
Biographical details
Born (1975-06-05) June 5, 1975 (age 40)
Bloomington, Indiana
Playing career
1993–1997 Notre Dame
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
2001–2002 VCU (Asst.)
2002–2003 VCU ( Assoc. HC)
2003–2012 VCU
2012–present Notre Dame (Asst.)

Beth Morgan Cunningham (born Beth Morgan on June 5, 1975 in Bloomington, Indiana) is an assistant coach at Notre Dame and had been the women's basketball head coach at Virginia Commonwealth University and a former women's basketball player.

As Beth Morgan, she played for the University of Notre Dame, the Richmond Rage/Philadelphia Rage of the American Basketball League and the Washington Mystics of the WNBA before turning to coaching.

She also played on the American teams in 1997 World University Games [1] and the 1999 Pan-American Games.[2]

Cunningham ranked as #1 on Notre Dame's all-time scoring list with 2,322 points, until surpassed by Skylar Diggins. During her career, she set or tied 28 school records. In her final two seasons, she was a first team all-Big-East selection.

Cunningham took over the VCU Rams for the 2003-2004 season after serving as assistant coach of the team for two years.

Her father, Bob Morgan, was the head baseball coach at Indiana University for 22 years before retiring in 2005.[3]

Head Coaching Record[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
VCU (Colonial Athletic Association) (2003–2012)
2003–2004 VCU 14-14 10-8 T-4th
2004–2005 VCU 11-18 6-12 7th
2005–2006 VCU 13-15 6-12 9th
2006–2007 VCU 17-13 9-9 6th
2007–2008 VCU 26-8 13-5 T-3rd WNIT 2nd Round
2008–2009 VCU 26-7 15-3 2nd NCAA 1st Round
2009–2010 VCU 22-13 12-6 3rd WNIT 1st Round
2010–2011 VCU 19-12 13-5 4th WNIT 1st Round
2011–2012 VCU 19-15 9-9 6th WNIT 3rd Round
VCU: 167-115 (.592) 93–69 (.574)
Total: 167–115 (.592)

      National champion         Postseason invitational 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


  1. ^ "EIGHTEENTH WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES -- 1997". USA Basketball. Retrieved 22 Oct 2013. 
  2. ^ "THIRTEENTH PAN AMERICAN GAMES -- 1999". USA Basketball. Retrieved 22 Oct 2013. 
  3. ^ "Head Coach Bob Morgan Resigns". University of Indiana. June 5, 2005. Retrieved 22 Oct 2013. 

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