December 9, 2009

Herb Magee to be on Daily News Live Tonight

Philadelphia, PA- Philadelphia University Men's Basketball head coach Herb Magee will be on ‘Daily News Live' tonight (12/9) to discuss his 50th season at Philadelphia University and his illustrious career.  Daily News Live runs on Comcast Sports Net (channel 62 in greater Philadelphia area) from 5-6 pm.

This season will be a special one for Coach Herb Magee in that it marks his 50th year at PhilaU, as a student-athlete, assistant coach and head coach.  During the 2008-2009 basketball season, Magee achieved an all-time record of 880 career wins, passing the lifetime wins of two other extraordinary coaches - former North Carolina coach Dean Smith and former Kentucky Coach Adolph Rupp. 

In 2009-10, Magee could break former Indiana basketball coach Bobby Knight on the list of All-Time wins (903) if the Rams win at least 24 games.  The Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame nominee has come a long way.

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