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Chancellor set high standard for rest of league

Updated: January 9, 2007, 2:13 PM ET
By Nancy Lieberman | Special to ESPN.com

Though nearly seven years have passed since Houston Comets coach Van Chancellor won his last WNBA title, he has had an impact on every champion since.

Chancellor, who resigned Wednesday after 10 years with the Comets, and his Houston teams raised the standard in women's professional basketball. He swept the first four WNBA crowns, won more games in WNBA history (211) than any of his peers and was the only coach to lead his team to the playoffs in each of the league's first seven seasons.

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