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Updated: 4-20-2017
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Cliff Ellis
Coastal Carolina
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Coach Ellis is getting old at 71 years of age. In addition, he has never led a team to the final four.
Coach Cliff Ellis is a legend. Coach Cliff Ellis has the single most NIT appearances (1981, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1988, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1998, 2001, 2010 and 2011) amongst all active Division 1 coaches, with thirteen (13). Coach Ellis has over 39 years of Division 1 head coaching experience and has led each team (South Alabama, Clemson, Auburn and Coastal Carolina) that he has coached to both the NIT and NCAA Tournaments at least 4 times. He has a total of ten (10) NCAA appearances (1979, 1980, 1987, 1989, 1990, 1999, 2000, 2003, 2014 and 2015), including three (3) Sweet Sixteen finishes (1990, 1999 and 2003). Coach Ellis has an overall winning record of 811–478 (.629). Coach Ellis’ Coastal Carolina team finished the 2016-2017 season as a Runner up in the College Basketball Invitational (CBI) tournament.
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