UVU Men’s Basketball Coach To Be Enshrined In Stanford Hall of Fame

first_img Brad James Tags: All-American/All-Pac-12/Final Four/Los Angeles D-Fenders/Los Angeles Lakers/Mark Madsen/Mike Montgomery/Minnesota Timberwolves/Stanford Athletics Hall of Fame FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailSTANFORD, Calif.-Thursday, UVU men’s basketball coach Mark Madsen was elected into the 2019 Stanford Athletics Hall of Fame as one of eight former Cardinal student-athletes to receive this honor.Madsen, known as “Mad Dog,” helped Stanford reach the Final Four in 1998 and averaged 10.9 points and 7.9 rebounds during his collegiate career at “The Farm.”He was also a two-time All-American and two-time All-Pac-12 selection for the Cardinal in his illustrious career.During his time with the program, playing for Mike Montgomery, Stanford went 105-24 (.814) and he ranks fourth in program annals in shooting percentage (making 58.7 percent of his shots) and sixth in rebounds, with 857 career boards for the Cardinal.He was a 9-year NBA veteran, averaging 2.2 points and 2.6 rebounds per game for the Los Angeles Lakers (2000-01-2002-03) and the Minnesota Timberwolves (2003-04-2008-09).He is a 2010 graduate of Stanford and served as an assistant coach for the Cardinal in 2012, before later becoming head coach of the Los Angeles D-Fenders of the NBA’s G-League and serving as an assistant with the Lakers. Written by August 15, 2019 /Sports News – Local UVU Men’s Basketball Coach To Be Enshrined In Stanford Hall of Famelast_img

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