Tony Bennett

Basketball Coach

1969 –

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Who is Tony Bennett?

Anthony Guy "Tony" Bennett is an American men's college basketball coach and current head coach for the Virginia Cavaliers. He was previously the head coach at Washington State, where he won the Henry Iba Award, and was honored as the AP National Coach of the Year, Naismith College Coach of the Year, and Rivals.com Coach of the Year in 2007.

In his younger years he played collegiately for the Green Bay Phoenix and professionally for the NBA's Charlotte Hornets. As a player, he won the Frances Pomeroy Naismith Award in 1992 and ranks first all-time in NCAA Division I for career three-point field goal accuracy, at 49.7%. He is the son of former Green Bay and Wisconsin Badgers coach Dick Bennett and brother of current Northern Illinois women's basketball head coach Kathi Bennett.

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Born
Jun 1, 1969
Green Bay
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Nationality
  • United States of America
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Education
  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
Lived in
  • Green Bay

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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