MILESTONE: Bridgewater State’s Farroba earns win #400

Senior guard Alan Pettway (Worcester, Mass.) scored a career-high 28 points to lead the visiting Bridgewater State University men’s basketball team to an 87-77 victory over┬áDean College on Thursday night at Pieri Gymnasium.

The win marked the 400th in the illustrious coaching career of Bridgewater State skipper, Joe Farroba. The winningest coach in BSU men’s basketball history, Farroba has produced an overall record of 400-354 (.531) in 30 seasons, all with the Bears.

Under Farroba, the Bears have reached postseason play 11 times, including NCAA Division III Tournament appearances in 1999, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2014 and 2018. The 2009 squad advanced the NCAA Tournament “Sweet Sixteen” after a dramatic win over nationally ranked Middlebury College.

Farroba’s year-by-year record:

1992-93Bridgewater St.D-III718.280
1993-94Bridgewater St.D-III1016.385
1994-95Bridgewater St.D-III169.640
1995-96Bridgewater St.D-III1810.643
1996-97Bridgewater St.D-III189.667
1997-98Bridgewater St.D-III1611.593
1998-99Bridgewater St.D-III199.679
1999-00Bridgewater St.D-III916.360
2000-01Bridgewater St.D-III322.120
2001-02Bridgewater St.D-III11160.407
2002-03Bridgewater St.D-III11150.423
2003-04Bridgewater St.D-III13130.500
2004-05Bridgewater St.D-III14120.538
2005-06Bridgewater St.D-III17100.630
2006-07Bridgewater St.D-III1780.680
2007-08Bridgewater St.D-III13130.500
2008-09Bridgewater St.D-III2270.759
2009-10Bridgewater St.D-III1980.704
2010-11Bridgewater St.D-III19100.655
2011-12Bridgewater St.D-III16120.571
2012-13Bridgewater St.D-III11140.440
2013-14Bridgewater St.D-III16120.571
2014-15Bridgewater St.D-III1880.692
2015-16Bridgewater St.D-III13130.500
2016-17Bridgewater St.D-III15120.556
2017-18Bridgewater St.D-III18100.643
2018-19Bridgewater St.D-III9180.333
2019-20Bridgewater St.D-III10150.400
2020-21Bridgewater St.D-III000.000
2021-22Bridgewater St.D-III280.200

29 Season Career4003540.531
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