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Sport(s)  Basketball
Name  Steve McClain
Conference  Horizon League
1982–1984  Chadron State (asst.)
Education  Chadron State College

Record  1–6 (.143)
Spouse  Kim Van Asselt
Title  Head coach
Role  Basketball Coach
Children  Dylan McClain
Steve McClain Steve McClain named UIC basketball coach Chicago Tribune
Born  August 15, 1962 (age 53) Orient, Iowa (1962-08-15)
1984  Sioux Empire JC (asst.)
1985  Independence CC (asst.)
Team  UIC Flames men's basketball
Similar People  Howard Moore, Rob Judson, Gary Talton, Ahman Fells

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Steve McClain (born August 15, 1962) is the men's head basketball coach at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He had spent the previous five seasons on the staff of the Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball team.

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As an assistant at Colorado, McClain served as acting head coach during the absence of head coach Jeff Bzdelik for a portion of the 2009–10 season. He helped lead the Buffaloes to a 15–16 record, with seven of those losses coming by six points or less.

Steve McClain UIC introduces Steve McClain as men39s basketball coach

McClain was the head basketball coach at Wyoming from 1998 to 2006. In four out of his 9 seasons, Wyoming had made it to either the NCAA tournament, or the NIT tournament. His overall record at Wyoming was 157–115. However, after a disappointing 2006 campaign where he went 17–15, with no NIT berth, he was fired. In the 2002 NCAA tournament, Wyoming made it to the second round, which was their best finish in a long time. He was named the MWC coach of the year that season.

Steve McClain was known for his very animated and intense coaching style during games.

His teams have won two regular season conference championships. In six out of the 8 seasons he has coached in the MWC, at least one of his players has received First team All MWC honors. From 2000 to 2002, the Cowboys won at least 20 games in all three of their seasons, marking the first time that happened in two decades.

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Steve McClain Wikipedia


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