Jeff Judkins

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Jeff Judkins
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Personal information
Born (1956-03-27) March 27, 1956 (age 60)
Salt Lake City, Utah
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight 185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school Highland (Salt Lake City, Utah)
College Utah (1974–1978)
NBA draft 1978 / Round: 2 / Pick: 30th overall
Selected by the Boston Celtics
Playing career 1978–1983
Position Shooting guard / Small forward
Number 32, 5, 22
Career history
As player:
19781980 Boston Celtics
1980–1981 Utah Jazz
19811982 Detroit Pistons
19821983 Portland Trail Blazers
As coach:
1989–1999 U of Utah (men's asst.)
1999–2001 BYU (women's asst.)
2001–present BYU (women's)
Career highlights and awards
  • 3× First-team All-WAC (1976–1978)
Career NBA statistics
Points 1,482 (5.4 ppg)
Rebounds 427 (1.6 rpg)
Assists 282 (1.0 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Jeffrey Reed Judkins (born March 23, 1956) is a retired American professional basketball player and current head coach of the Brigham Young University (BYU) Cougars women's basketball team,[1] a position he has held since summer 2001[2] after serving as their assistant coach in 2000–01.[1] A 6'6", 185-lb shooting guard, he played college basketball at the University of Utah from 1974 to 1978[1] and had a career in the NBA from 1978 to 1983. He was all-state in football, baseball as well as basketball.[1][3]

Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, Judkins played basketball at Highland High School, where his jersey no. 34 was retired in February 2006.[3] After high school, he played with the University of Utah under Utes head coach Jerry Pimm.[3]

Judkins was selected by the Boston Celtics with the 8th pick in the 2nd round of the 1978 NBA Draft (he was Boston's second pick in that draft after Hall-of-Famer Larry Bird.[4]) As well as playing for the Celtics, Judkins spent time with the Utah Jazz, Detroit Pistons and Portland Trail Blazers.[1][4] He holds career averages of 5.4 points, 1.6 rebounds and 1.0 assist per game.

As well as previously serving at BYU as an assistant women's coach to his predecessor Trent Shippen, and as the director of basketball operations, Judkins has also served as an assistant men's coach under Rick Majerus at the University of Utah.[4]

Division I Head coaching record[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
BYU Cougars (MWC) (2001–2011)
2001–02 BYU 24-9 10-4 2nd 2002 NCAA, 3rd Round
2002–03 BYU 19-12 8-6 T-3rd 2003 NCAA, 1st Round
2003–04 BYU 15-14 5-9 6th
2004–05 BYU 19-11 9-5 3rd 2005 WNIT, 1st Round
2005–06 BYU 26-6 13-3 1st 2006 NCAA, 2nd Round
2006–07 BYU 23-10 12-4 1st 2007 NCAA, 1st Round
2007–08 BYU 13-16 7-9 T-5th
2008–09 BYU 18-11 8-8 T-5th
2009–10 BYU 23-10 11-5 2nd 2010 WNIT, Quarterfinals
2010–11 BYU 25-9 15-1 1st 2011 WNIT, 3rd Round
BYU: 205–108 (.655) 98–54 (.645)
BYU Cougars (WCC) (2011–present)
2011–12 BYU 26-7 12-4 2nd 2012 NCAA, 1st Round
2012–13 BYU 23-11 11-5 T-3rd 2013 WNIT, 3rd Round
2013–14 BYU 28-7 14-4 2nd 2014 NCAA, 3rd Round
2014–15 BYU 23-10 12-6 5th 2015 NCAA, 1st Round
2015–16 BYU 26-6 16-2 1st
BYU: 126–41 (.754) 65–21 (.756)
Total: 331-149 (.690)

      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

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