Colgate releases coach Emmett Davis
HAMILTON, N.Y. -- Colgate men's basketball coach Emmett Davis has been released from his contract by athletic director David Roach.
The 51-year-old Davis, who succeeded the late Jack Bruen in 1998, leaves with an overall record in 13 seasons of 165-212 in his only stint as a head coach. His victory total is a school record.
Davis led the Raiders to the Patriot League championship game in 2008, tying a school record for wins in a season with 18 in 2007-08.
The Raiders finished the 2010-11 season 7-23 overall and 4-10 in the conference. They return all but one player next season. in the Patriot. They will return all but one player next season.
Colgate also announced the resignation of women's coach Pamela Bass. In four seasons under Bass, the Raiders were 23-95 overall and 8-48 in the Patriot.
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