La Salle’s Dunphy collects 600th career victory

La Salle University head men’s basketball coach Fran Dunphy earned the 600th win of his illustrious career as the Explorers defeated Coppin State, 81-62, inside Tom Gola Arena on Sunday afternoon. The victory makes Dunphy just the 43rd NCAA DIvision I head coach to win 600 games in a career.

Dunphy is a 1970 La Salle graduate and the all-time winningest coach in Philadelphia Big 5 history. He is a member of the Philadelphia Big 5, La Salle Athletics, Penn Athletics, and Philadelphia Sports Writers Halls of Fame, is the only coach to oversee multiple Big 5 men’s programs, and his teams have competed in 17 NCAA Tournaments.

Dunphy’s career as a D1 head coach:

InstitutionSeasons CoachedRecord
Temple13 (2006-2019)270-162 (.625)
Penn17 (1989-2006)310-163 (.655)
La Salle2 (2022-present)20-20 (.500)
Career32600-345 (.635)
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