Rod Baker

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Rod Baker
Biographical details
Born (1952-03-18) March 18, 1952 (age 67)
Playing career
1970–1974Holy Cross
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1976–1976Holy Cross (GA)
1976–1977Brown (asst.)
1977–1979Columbia (asst.)
1979–1982Saint Joseph's (asst.)
1988–1991Seton Hall (asst.)
1991–1997UC Irvine
1997–200Cincinnati (asst.)
2000–2001Rutgers (Associate HC)
2002–2003Grand Rapids Hoops
2003–2005Harlem Globetrotters
2005–2012Rochester Razorsharks
2012–2013Bakersfield Jam (asst.)
2013–2014Delaware 87ers
Head coaching record
Overall124–168 (College)
Accomplishments and honors
  • ABA championship (2006)
  • PBL championships (2008, 2009, 2011)
  • Big West Coach of the Year (1996)
  • ABA Coach of the Year (2006)
  • 2× PBA Coach of the Year (2008, 2009)

Rod Baker (born March 18, 1952) is an American professional basketball coach and currently a scout for the Philadelphia 76ers of the NBA.

College career[edit]

Baker played basketball at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts from 1970–1974. While playing, he earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English and was an Education Minor.

Head coaching record[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Tufts Jumbos (New England Small College Athletic Conference) (1983–1988)
1983–84 Tufts 12–12
1984–85 Tufts 15–10
1985–86 Tufts 15–10
1986–87 Tufts 14–11
1987–88 Tufts 16–9
Tufts: 72–52

UC Irvine Anteaters (Big West Conference) (1991–1997)
1991–92 UC Irvine 7–22 3–15 9th
1992–93 UC Irvine 6–21 4–14 8th
1993–94 UC Irvine 10–20 4–14 10th
1994–95 UC Irvine 13–16 6–12 8th
1995–96 UC Irvine 15–12 11–7 2nd
1996–97 UC Irvine 1–25 1–15 9th
UC Irvine: 52–116 29–77

Total: 124–168

      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

NCAA Tournament Appearances[edit]


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