The men’s basketball team at MidAmerica Nazarene of Olathe lost in the quarterfinals of its conference tournament Wednesday night. The loss caps off a legendary coaching career for Rocky Lamar, the man who's led the Pioneers for decades. Greg Echlin reports.
MidAmerica Nazarene Men's BB Coach Rocky Lamar
- Named Conference Coach of the Year seven times.
- NAIA & KBCA Coach of the Year, 2006-07 season.
- KBCA Coach of the Year, 2008-09 season.
- Led Pioneers to 13 conference championships.
- Invited to NAIA national tournament 19 times.
- Finished second in the NCCAA National Tournament, 1996-97 & 1997-98.
- MNU basketball reached NAIA final four in 2001 (runner-up), 2006, 2007 (National Champions), 2008, 2009, 2014, 2016.
- Coached 36 NAIA All-America honorees.