Duquesne’s Dambrot picks up career won #500

The starting backcourt of Dae Dae Grant and Tevin Brewer combined for 37 points as Duquesne (16-8, 6-5) held George Mason (13-12, 5-7) to a season low-tying point total in a 75-52 win on Wednesday night at UPMC Cooper Fieldhouse.

The win was the 500th for Duquesne head coach Keith Dambrot.

Dambrot, who is in is sixth season at DU and 25th season overall, is the 27th active coach to reach the 500-win plateau. He is one of just eight among that group who has never coached at a Power 5 or Big East school

Dambrot has posted 40 wins at Tiffin, 48 at Ashland, 20 at Central Michigan, 305 at Akron and 87 at Duquesne.

Of the 27 active head coaches to reach this milestone, only eight have never coached at a Power 5/Big East school: Mark Few (Gonzaga), Greg Kampe (Oakland), Lennie Acuff (Bellhaven, Berry, Alabama Huntsville, Lipscomb), Fran Dunphy (Penn, Temple, La Salle), Scott Nagy (South Dakota State, Wright State), Ron Cottrell (Houston Christian) and Randy Bennett (Saint Mary’s, Calif.) are the others.


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