Central High School
Two Rivers MS
| October 23, 1958 (age 57) (1958-10-23) |
Middle Tennessee (asst.)
Ricardo Patton Wikipedia
Ricardo Maurice Patton (born October 23, 1958) is an American college basketball coach and the former head men's basketball coach at Northern Illinois University. On March 9, 2011, NIU announced that Patton would not return as their head coach for the 2011–12 season, it is unclear whether he resigned or was fired. Prior to this, he was the head coach at the University of Colorado. He was hired as head coach for the Buffaloes on March 5, 1996, just days before the Big Eight Conference Tournament. Patton guided the Buffaloes to six postseason appearances. On July 11, 2011 it was announced that Patton joined the University of Maryland Eastern Shore as an assistant coach.
Patton left UMES to become head coach at Central High School in Memphis, Tennessee. He became an assistant coach at the University of Denver in March 2016.