Saul Phillips (basketball)
|Born||October 11, 1972|
|Alma mater||University of Wisconsin-Platteville|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1996–1997||Wayne State (NE) (asst.)|
|1997–1999||Lake Superior State (asst.)|
|2004–2007||North Dakota State (asst.)|
|2007–2014||North Dakota State|
|Administrative career (AD unless noted)|
|2001–2004||Wisconsin (dir. operations)|
|Head coaching record|
|Accomplishments and honors|
|2× Summit League Tournament (2009, 2014)|
2× Summit League regular season (2009, 2014)
|2× Summit League Coach of the Year (2009, 2014)|
Saul Edward Phillips (born October 10, 1972) is an American college basketball head coach who previously served as head coach for the Ohio Bobcats. Phillips is a graduate of University of Wisconsin–Platteville.
North Dakota State University
In 2009 Phillips led the North Dakota State Bison to win the Summit League tournament championship and became the first team since Southwestern Louisiana (now Louisiana–Lafayette) in 1972 to advance to the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship in their first year of eligibility. On January 17, 2013; Saul Phillips notched his 100th win with the Bison.
Phillips reached the NCAA tournament once again in 2014 after winning the Summit League tournament. Seeded 12th in the NCAA Tournament, the Bison upset 5th seeded Oklahoma in the second round 80-75, then lost to 4th seeded San Diego State 44-63 in the third round. He is currently 4th on the all-time wins list in NDSU men's basketball history.
On March 13, 2019, Phillips' contract was not renewed by Ohio after 5 seasons.
Northern State University
Head coaching record
|North Dakota State Bison (The Summit League) (2007–2014)|
|2007–08||North Dakota State||16–13||10–8||4th|
|2008–09||North Dakota State||26–7||16–2||1st||NCAA Round of 64|
|2009–10||North Dakota State||11–18||8–10||6th|
|2010–11||North Dakota State||14–15||8–10||7th|
|2011–12||North Dakota State||17–14||9–9||3rd|
|2012–13||North Dakota State||24–10||12–4||3rd||CBI First Round|
|2013–14||North Dakota State||26–6||12–2||1st||NCAA Round of 32|
|North Dakota State:||134–83 (.615)||75–45 (.625)|
|Ohio Bobcats (Mid-American Conference) (2014–2019)|
|2015–16||Ohio||23–12||11–7||2nd (East)||CBI Semifinals|
|Ohio:||81–77 (.513)||40–50 (.444)|
|Northern State (NSIC) (2019–present)|
Postseason invitational champion
- "Ohio Athletics Announces Change In Men's Basketball Leadership" (Press release). Ohio Bobcats. March 13, 2019. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
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