Quinn McDowell

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Quinn McDowell
Longwood Lancers
PositionAssistant coach
LeagueBig South Conference
Personal information
Born (1990-01-13) January 13, 1990 (age 33)
Mason, Ohio
NationalityAmerican
Listed height194 cm (6 ft 4 in)
Listed weight93 kg (205 lb)
Career information
High schoolMoeller (Cincinnati, Ohio)
CollegeWilliam & Mary (2008–2012)
NBA draft2012 / Undrafted
Playing career2013–2016
PositionShooting guard / Small forward
Coaching career2016–present
Career history
As player:
2013Willetton Tigers
2013–2014Springfield Armor
2014Willetton Tigers
2014–2015Palencia
2015–2016VEF Rīga
As coach:
2016–2018Virginia Wesleyan (assistant)
2018–2019Taylor (associate HC)
2019–2022Lehigh (assistant)
2022–presentLongwood (assistant)
Career highlights and awards

Quinn Thomas McDowell (born January 13, 1990) is an American former professional basketball player and current coach. He currently serves as an assistant coach with the Longwood Lancers men's basketball team.

Professional career[edit]

In January 2013, McDowell signed with the Willetton Tigers in Australia for the 2013 State Basketball League season.[1] He was named in the SBL All-Star Five[2] and averaged 29.4 points, 8.2 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 1.0 steals in 26 games.[3]

In November 2013, McDowell joined the Springfield Armor of the NBA Development League.[4] He was waived on February 19, 2014, after averaging 3.5 points and 2.1 rebounds in 22 games.[5] He subsequently returned to Australia and re-joined the Willetton Tigers for the 2014 SBL season. He averaged a league-leading 30.1 points per game to go with 10.3 rebounds, 3.9 assists and 1.1 steals in 23 games.[3]

On September 4, 2014, McDowell signed with Palencia Baloncesto for the 2014–15 LEB Oro season.[6] On March 9, 2015, he injured himself at training and subsequently missed six weeks of action.[7] In 25 games for Palencia, he averaged 11.6 points, 3.9 rebounds and 1.2 assists per game.

On July 24, 2015, McDowell signed with VEF Rīga for the 2015–16 Latvian Basketball League season.[8][9] He left the team in January 2016. In 11 league games for Rīga, he averaged 7.0 points, 2.2 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game. He also appeared in 16 VTB United League games, averaging 5.6 points and 2.6 rebounds per game.

Coaching career[edit]

In August 2016, McDowell was appointed assistant coach of the Virginia Wesleyan Marlins men's basketball team, effectively ending his playing career.[10][11] Following the 2017–18 season, he accepted a position as the associate head coach at Taylor University in Upland, Indiana.[12] In May 2019, he was appointed assistant coach of the Lehigh Mountain Hawks men's basketball team.[13] Three years later, he joined the coaching staff at Longwood University.[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Former W&M Standout Quinn McDowell Inks Deal in Australia
  2. ^ 2013 MSBL All Star Five
  3. ^ a b Player statistics for Quinn McDowell
  4. ^ 2013-14 Transactions -- February Archived 2014-08-12 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ Quinn McDowell D-League Stats
  6. ^ QUINN McDOWELL, ALERO ESTADOUNIDENSE A PRUEBA (in Spanish)
  7. ^ PARTE MÉDICO SOBRE LA LESIÓN DE QUINN McDOWELL (in Spanish)
  8. ^ Quinn McDowell pens a deal with VEF Riga
  9. ^ VEF RIGA ADDS QUINN MCDOWELL
  10. ^ Tribe Men's Basketball Alumni Update
  11. ^ Macedo’s new right hand man
  12. ^ McDowell reflects on professional basketball career
  13. ^ McDowell named assistant coach as Reed announces updates to coaching staff
  14. ^ "Aldrich Announces Additions To Men's Basketball Staff" (Press release). Longwood Lancers. August 22, 2022. Retrieved August 28, 2022.

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