Drexel extends contract of men’s basketball coach Flint
Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) – Drexel University announced Tuesday that
men’s head basketball coach James “Bruiser” Flint has signed a multi-year
contract extension to remain at the school. Terms of the deal were not
Flint guided Drexel to an 18-11 record last season. The Dragons, who finished
second in the Colonial Athletic Conference, received a bid to the National
Invitation Tournament and lost to Villanova in the first round. Flint has
spent the last three campaigns at Drexel, compiling a mark of 51-37.
“I’m excited about the opportunity to remain at Drexel,” said Flint. “I feel
we have built a strong program over the last three years and I am confident
that we will continue to excel both on and off the court in the future.”
Prior to taking over the Dragons’ program in April, 2001, he served as head
coach of Massachusetts for five seasons. Flint led the Minutemen to the NCAA
Tournament in each of his first two years at the school after replacing John
Calipari, who departed for the NBA.
In eight seasons as a head coach, Flint has posted a career head coaching mark