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Gary Waters
Sport(s) Basketball
Current position
Title Head coach
Team Cleveland State
Biographical details
Born (1951-08-15) August 15, 1951 (age 63)
Highland Park, Michigan
Playing career
1972–1974 Ferris State
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Ferris State (asst.)
Eastern Michigan (asst.)
Eastern Michigan (assoc.)
Kent State
Cleveland State
Accomplishments and honors
MAC Regular Season Championship (2001)
MAC Tournament Championship (1999, 2001)
Horizon League Regular Season Championship (2011)
Horizon League Tournament Championship (2009)
MAC Coach of the Year (1999, 2000)
Horizon League Coach of the Year (2008)

Gary Steven Waters (born August 15, 1951) is an American college basketball coach and the current head men's basketball coach at Cleveland State University. Waters was named the 14th head basketball coach at Cleveland State University on April 6, 2006.[1] Gary S. Waters is a Detroit, Michigan native and a 1969 graduate of Mackenzie High School; he is also a member of the Ferris State University Hall of Fame.[2] He previously coached at Rutgers University, guiding the Scarlet Knights to the NIT tournament final in 2004. Waters announced his resignation from Rutgers on March 1, 2006.[3] He officially resigned after he coached his last game for Rutgers on March 16, 2006.[4] He is married to the former Bernadette Amos, with two children.

Head coaching record[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Kent State (Mid-American Conference) (1996–2001)
1996–97 Kent State 9–18 7–11 7th
1997–98 Kent State 13–17 9–9 T–2nd (East)
1998–99 Kent State 23–7 13–5 2nd (East) NCAA First Round
1999–2000 Kent State 23–8 13–5 2nd (East) NIT Quarterfinals
2000–01 Kent State 24–10 13–5 1st (East) NCAA Second Round
Kent State: 92–60 (.605) 55–35 (.611)
Rutgers (Big East Conference) (2001–2006)
2001–02 Rutgers 18–13 8–8 5th (West) NIT First Round
2002–03 Rutgers 12–16 4–12 7th (West)
2003–04 Rutgers 20–13 7–9 T–8th NIT Runner Up
2004–05 Rutgers 10–19 2–14 12th
2005–06 Rutgers 19–14 7–9 T–9th NIT First Round
Rutgers: 79–75 (.513) 28–52 (.350)
Cleveland State (Horizon League) (2006–present)
2006–07 Cleveland State 10–21 3–13 9th
2007–08 Cleveland State 21–13 12–6 T–2nd NIT First Round
2008–09 Cleveland State 26–11 12–6 T–3rd NCAA Second Round
2009–10 Cleveland State 16–17 10–8 T–4th
2010–11 Cleveland State 27–9 13–5 T–1st NIT Second Round
2011–12 Cleveland State 22–11 12–6 2nd NIT First Round
2012–13 Cleveland State 14–18 5–11 T–7th
2013–14 Cleveland State 21–12 12–4 2nd CIT First Round
2014–15 Cleveland State 13–10 7–2
Cleveland State: 170–122 (.582) 86–63 (.577)
Total: 341–257 (.570)

      National champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion


  1. ^ [1] Gary Waters Named CSU Basketball Coach. Accessed March 25, 2007.
  2. ^ [2] Ferris State University Bulldog Hall of Fame - Gary Waters. Accessed March 25, 2007.
  3. ^ [3] Rutgers's Waters Will Step Down. Accessed March 25, 2007.
  4. ^ [4] Rutgers Rally Falls Short at St. Joseph's, 71–62. Accessed March 25, 2007.

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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:30:00 -0800

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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 12:03:45 -0800

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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:37:30 -0800

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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 13:59:59 -0800

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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 13:57:00 -0800

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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 06:06:39 -0800

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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 22:04:19 -0800

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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 08:44:24 -0800

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