The William Jewell men’s basketball team downed Rockhurst University for the second time in eight days with an 80-65 win on Thursday evening in the Mabee Center. The Cardinals move to 14-2 on the season and 4-2 in Great Lakes Valley Conference play. The victory also marks career win No. 900 for head coach Larry Holley.
Watch as his players give him the silent treatment…and then a shower.
900!!! 💯🔥💯🔥💯🔥💯🔥💯🔥💯🔥💯🔥💯🔥💯🔥 pic.twitter.com/8ClAajzATM
— Jewell Basketball (@WJC_mbb) January 12, 2018
Larry Holley enters his 39th season (2017-18) as the head men’s basketball coach at William Jewell, where the basketball court is named in his honor. He has received 14 Coach of the Year Awards including the prestigious Sears/NABC NAIA National Coach of the Year Award in 1996 (he was the first NAIA coach to receive this award from the NABC). He has also been selected to five Halls of Fames: the Greater Kansas City Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame, the Missouri Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame, the William Jewell College Athletic Hall of Fame, the NAIA Hall of Fame and the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame.
William Jewell is a member of the Great Lakes Valley Conference, and is located in Liberty, Mo.