Philadelphia University coach Herb Magee approaches 1,000-win milestone


There’s plenty of buzz surrounding Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski closing in on 1,000 wins in his coaching career. But there’s another name vastly approaching that list; one you’ve probably never heard of.

Herb Magee, in his 48th season as head coach of Division II Philadelphia University, holds a 997-397 record as he approaches the milestone.

“It’ll be a big deal for the university, and my family,” said the 73-year-old Magee, whose Rams are 12-5 this season.

“It’s not too often that a place like Philadelphia University is going to be mentioned on ESPN, in the New York Times, Washington Post, etc., etc.”

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