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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)
1974–1989
1989–1993
1993–1996
1996–2001
2001–2006
2006–present
Ferris State (asst.)
Eastern Michigan (asst.)
Eastern Michigan (assoc.)
Kent State
Rutgers
Cleveland State
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
MAC Regular Season Championship (2001)
MAC Tournament Championship (1999, 2001)
Horizon League Regular Season Championship (2011)
Horizon League Tournament Championship (2009)
Awards
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
1999–00 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 19–15 11–5 T–3rd CIT Second Round
Cleveland State: 176–127 (.581) 90–66 (.577)
Total: 347–262 (.570)

      National champion         Postseason invitational 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

References[edit]

  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.

External links[edit]


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Waiting For Next Year

Waiting For Next Year
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 07:00:40 -0700

In 2012, Gary Waters saw a bright future for the Cleveland State Vikings. Perennial Horizon League power Butler, which had won at least a share of five of the previous six HL championships, left the conference to join the Atlantic 10 conference before ...

KUsports

KUsports
Sat, 25 Apr 2015 21:11:10 -0700

It's understandable if Cleveland State basketball coach Gary Waters is frustrated over the rule that allows players who have graduated with one year of eligibility remaining to transfer to another school and be eligible to play immediately. Anton Grady ...

AL.com

AL.com
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:33:45 -0700

Mayor Gary Waters, who served as the department's chief for 24 years before retiring in 2008, declined an opportunity to comment on the matter. Pelham Fire Chief Danny Ray said he would not comment about the decision. City Council President Rick Hayes ...

Ante Up Magazine

Ante Up Magazine
Sun, 26 Apr 2015 18:41:15 -0700

More local winners: Gary Waters (Event 10, $2,645), Marty Gorence (Event 17, $2,458) and Mike Harvey (Event 22, $12,513). ELDORADO CASINO: The downtown room has a variety of hold'em games and still offers $1-$5 stud. PEPPERMILL CASINO: The ...

NJ.com

NJ.com
Mon, 23 Mar 2015 13:15:00 -0700

Cleveland State coach Gary Waters is back in New Jersey for tonight's matchup with NJIT in the second round of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament (CIT). The former Rutgers coach won't get a chance to return to his old stomping grounds about 30 miles ...

cleveland.com

cleveland.com
Wed, 22 Apr 2015 11:23:42 -0700

Head coach Gary Waters has practically resigned himself to the current state of basketball transfers, until changes are made at the NCAA level, hopefully sooner than later. Until then he and CSU suffer from the success of graduating players in a timely ...
 
NJ.com
Tue, 20 Jan 2015 13:59:59 -0800

PISCATAWAY — Gary Waters has many positive memories from his five seasons coaching at Rutgers, but one moment stands out above the rest for the now-Cleveland State head coach. "What stands out is our trip to Madison Square Garden, I remember ...

AL.com

AL.com
Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:56:15 -0700

Scott said he didn't have any issue with Mayor Gary Waters. "I want to take the politics out" of the process, he said. When Councilman Maurice Mercer asked if Scott had any specific instance in mind that could raise issues, Scott replied, "No, I'm just ...
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