Stewart promoted at Bowie State

Bowie State assistant coach Larry Stewart has been promoted to associate head coach. Stewart enters his third year on the Bowie State staff.

A standout player at Coppin State from 1987-1991, Stewart led the Eagles to their first ever NCAA Tournament appearance in 1990 and first ever National Invitational Tournament in 1991. He was a two-time Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Player of the Year and named Black College Player of the Year in 1991, also winning the John B. Wooden Award. Stewart ranks No. 3 All-Time at Coppin State in scoring (1,824) and first in rebounds (1,052). Stewart’s Coppin State jersey (42) was retired at a ceremony in 1993. The MEAC inducted Stewart into their Hall of Fame in 2005.

Stewart signed as a non-drafted free agent with the Washington Bullets (now Washington Wizards) in 1991 and is the first non-drafted player to make the All-Rookie Team. He played with the NBA’s Bullets, Vancouver Grizzles and Seattle Super Sonics until 1997.

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