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Ken Bone

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Sport(s)  Basketball
1979–1980  Edmonds CC
Spouse  Connie Bone (m. 1987)
Title  Assistant coach
1980–1982  Seattle Pacific
Parents  Walt Bone
Conference  Big Sky
Name  Ken Bone
Siblings  Len Bone
1978–1979  Shoreline CC
Role  Basketball Coach

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Born  May 21, 1958 (age 57) Seattle, Washington (1958-05-21)
Team  Montana Grizzlies basketball
Children  Jenae Bone, Chelsea Bone, Kendra Bone
Similar People  Brock Motum, Ernie Kent, Tyler Geving, Will Cherry

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Kenneth Walter Bone (born (1958-05-21)May 21, 1958) is an American basketball coach.


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Coaching career

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Born in Seattle, Bone attended Shorecrest High School in Shoreline, Washington. His father Walt was a high school basketball coach. Ken Bone played junior college basketball at Shoreline Community College and Edmonds Community College before transferring to Seattle Pacific University in 1980 and playing there as a reserve guard for two years. Bone graduated from Seattle Pacific in 1983 with a bachelor's degree in physical education and later completed a master's in athletic administration from the same university in 1993.

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Bone was an assistant coach at Shorecrest High School and Cal State Stanislaus before returning to Seattle Pacific as an assistant coach in 1986, becoming head coach in 1990. In twelve years at Seattle Pacific, he compiled a 252–98 record and made 8 appearances in the NCAA Division II Tournament, reaching the semifinals in 2000. From 2002 to 2005, Bone was an assistant coach at Washington, where he helped recruit all-time Huskies rebounding leader and former NBA player Jon Brockman, who was coached by Bone's older brother, Len Bone, the Snohomish High School boys' basketball coach.

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In 2005, Ken Bone became head coach at Portland State and was selected as the 2007–08 Big Sky Conference Men's Basketball Coach of the Year after taking the Vikings to their first ever NCAA Tournament. In 2009, Bone coached the Vikings to a second consecutive appearance in the NCAA Tournament. In four years with Portland State, Bone compiled a 77–49 record.

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In 2009, Bone accepted an offer to become the head coach at Washington State. He signed a 7-year contract.

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Bone was dismissed from the WSU Basketball program on March 18 of 2014 when Athletic Director, Bill Moos, elected to pay off the remaining two years on his seven-year contract. This was following a 2014 campaign that saw the Cougars go 10-21 overall and 3-15 in conference play.

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After leaving WSU, Bone spent two years as an associate head coach at Montana, then joined Gonzaga as a special assistant to head coach Mark Few for the 2016-17 season.

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Bone has been recognized nationally as a top offensive-minded coach both as assistant and head coach. His teams at Seattle Pacific University, Portland State, and Washington State routinely ranked amongst the nation's elite in offensive efficiency.

Head coaching record

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