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Doc Sadler

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Sport(s)  Basketball
1986  Houston (asst.)
Education  University of Arkansas
1985–1986  Lamar (asst.)
Role  Basketball Coach
1982–1985  Arkansas (asst.)
Name  Doc Sadler
Title  Head Coach
1987–1988  Chicago State (asst.)

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Born  June 12, 1960 (age 55) (1960-06-12)
Team coached  Southern Miss Golden Eagles basketball (Head coach, since 2014)
Team  Southern Miss Golden Eagles basketball
Similar People  Donnie Tyndall, Larry Eustachy, Darnell Dodson, Neil Watson, Cedric Jenkins

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Kenneth Lee "Doc" Sadler (born (1960-06-12)June 12, 1960) is an American college basketball coach who is currently the head coach at Southern Miss. He was previously an assistant coach at Iowa State University.


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Early life

Sadler is a native of Greenwood, Arkansas.

Playing career

Sadler received his undergraduate degree from the University of Arkansas, where he was a student manager under legendary coach Eddie Sutton.

Coaching career

Sadler's coaching career started as an assistant with a string of schools before landing a head coaching job at Arkansas–Fort Smith and then at University of Texas at El Paso, where he took over for former Texas Tech Red Raiders head coach Billy Gillispie after previously serving as his assistant coach. At UTEP, Sadler led his team to a 48–18 record and two postseason appearances in his 2 seasons at the helm. He departed UTEP for the head coaching job at the University of Nebraska on August 8, 2006 to take over for former coach Barry Collier, who left to become the athletic director at Butler University.

At Nebraska, Sadler inherited a team that had been relegated to the end of the pack in the Big 12 Conference for several seasons, after former coach Danny Nee led the team to five NCAA tournament appearances, an NIT title and a Big 8 tournament title in the 1990s. Instead under Sadler's leadership, the Huskers were relegated to the end of the pack in the Big 10 Conference. He was fired on March 9, 2012 after six seasons without ever making an NCAA tournament appearance. While under Sadler at Nebraska, over 80 percent of seniors who finished their eligibility earned their degrees.

On June 13, 2012, Kansas basketball coach, Bill Self announced the hiring of Sadler to replace Barry Hinson as Director of Basketball Operations.

On May 31, 2013, Sadler was hired by Iowa State to serve as an assistant under Fred Hoiberg.

Head coaching record

^* In 2016, the NCAA vacated six wins from the 2014–15 season due to participation of academically ineligible players.


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