Milan Brown

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Milan Brown
Sport(s) Basketball
Current position
Title Assistant coach
Team Pittsburgh
Conference ACC
Biographical details
Born January 1971
Hampton, Virginia
Playing career
1989–1993 Howard
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1995–1997 Old Dominion (asst.)
1997–2000 Mount St. Mary's (asst.)
2000–2002 William & Mary (asst.)
2002–2003 Mount St. Mary's (asst.)
2003–2010 Mount St. Mary's
2010–2015 Holy Cross
2015–2018 College of Charleston (asst.)
2018–present Pittsburgh (asst.)
Head coaching record
Overall 164–203

Milan Brown (born January 1971)[1] is an American college basketball coach. He is currently an assistant coach for Pittsburgh.[2] He was the head coach at Holy Cross until his firing on March 6, 2015.[3] Prior to assuming this position in 2010, he succeeded Jim Phelan at Mount Saint Mary's University, who retired in 2003 after coaching for 49 years.

Brown graduated in 1993 from Howard University, playing basketball there for four years. Brown was a member of the Bison squad which made the school's last NCAA tournament in 1992. His number was retired by the school in December 2005.

On March 12, 2008 Brown led the Mountaineers to the 2007–08 Northeast Conference Championship game where they were victorious, 68–55, over Sacred Heart University. He led his team to a 69–60 victory over Coppin State University in the opening round of the 2008 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament. The Mount lost 113–74 to the University of North Carolina in the first round.

Brown completed his sixth season as head coach with a 69-58 loss to James Madison University in the opening round of the 2009 Tournament on March 18, 2009.

In Brown's final season at the Mount, he led the Mountaineers to a 16–15 overall record and 12–6 in the Northeast Conference, good for a third-place finish. After starting the season 5–14, the Mount ran off 11 consecutive victories, its longest streak since winning 15 straight in the 1995–96 season. His tenure ended at the Mount when they lost to Robert Morris University, 80–62, in the Northeast Conference semifinals.

He finished his time at the Mount with a record of 95–120, 68–58 in Northeast Conference play.

Head coaching record[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers (Northeast Conference) (2003–2010)
2003–04 Mount St. Mary's 10–19 8–10 T–8th
2004–05 Mount St. Mary's 7–20 5–13 10th
2005–06 Mount St. Mary's 13–17 11–7 4th
2006–07 Mount St. Mary's 11–20 9–9 T–4th
2007–08 Mount St. Mary's 19–15 11–7 T–4th NCAA First Round
2008–09 Mount St. Mary's 19–14 12–6 T–2nd CIT First Round
2009–10 Mount St. Mary's 16–15 12–6 3rd
Mount St. Mary's: 95–120 68–58
Holy Cross Crusaders (Patriot League) (2010–2015)
2010–11 Holy Cross 8–21 7–7 3rd
2011–12 Holy Cross 15–14 9–5 4th
2012–13 Holy Cross 12–18 4–10 7th
2013–14 Holy Cross 20–14 12–6 3rd CIT Second Round
2014–15 Holy Cross 14–16 8–10 T–6th
Holy Cross: 69–83 40–38
Total: 164–203

      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. ^ Holy Cross Names Milan Brown Men's Basketball head Coach | College of the Holy Cross Archived 2010-11-11 at the Wayback Machine. "Brown, who turned 39 in January [2010]
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  3. ^ "Holy Cross Names Milan Brown Head Men's Basketball Coach". The Morning Call. Holy Cross. April 16, 2010. Archived from the original on November 11, 2010. Retrieved December 5, 2010.