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Encyclopedia > Al Skinner
Al Skinner
Title Head coach
College Boston College
Sport Basketball
Born June 16, 1952 (age 54)
Place of birth Flag of United States Mount Vernon, New York
Career Highlights
Overall 313-234 (19 seasons)
Championships
Big East Tournament Championship (2001)

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Awards
National Coach of the Year (2001)

Big East Coach of the Year (2001, 2005) The Big East Conference is a collegiate athletics conference consisting of seventeen universities in the northeastern, southeastern and midwestern United States. ...

School as a player
1971-1974 Massachusetts
Position Guard
Coaching positions
1982-1984
1984-1988
1988-1997
1997-present
Marist (asst.)
Rhode Island (asst.)
Rhode Island
Boston College

Albert L. (Al) Skinner (born June 16, 1952 in Mount Vernon, New York) is a men's college basketball head coach and a former collegiate and professional basketball player. Presently, he is in his tenth year as the head coach of the Boston College basketball team. To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... This article is about Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York, USA. For other facilities with similar names, see List of Marist Brothers schools. ... The University of Rhode Island, commonly abbreviated as URI, is the principal public research university in the State of Rhode Island, with its main campus in Kingston, Rhode Island, and three other campuses located throughout the state. ... The University of Rhode Island, commonly abbreviated as URI, is the principal public research university in the State of Rhode Island, with its main campus in Kingston, Rhode Island, and three other campuses located throughout the state. ... For similarly-named academic institutions, see Boston (disambiguation). ... June 16 is the 167th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (168th in leap years), with 198 days remaining. ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Motto: The city of homes Coordinates: Counties Westchester County Government  - Mayor Ernest D. Davis (Dem) Area  - City 11. ... College basketball most often refers to the American basketball competitive governance structure established by the National Collegiate Athletic Association, or NCAA. // The game of basketball was invented by Dr. James Naismith in 1891. ... For similarly-named academic institutions, see Boston (disambiguation). ...


Skinner was a standout player at the University of Massachusetts alongside Julius Erving. Skinner played professionally in the ABA, leading the New York Nets to an ABA title in 1976. This page is about the university system across Massachusetts. ... Julius Winfield Erving II (born February 22, 1950 in Roosevelt, New York), commonly known by the nickname Dr. J, is a former American basketball player who helped launch a modern style of play that emphasizes leaping and play above the rim. ... For information about the ABA that began in 2000 see American Basketball Association (21st century). ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ...


After retiring from professional ball, Skinner entered the college coaching ranks. He served as an assistant at Marist from 1982-84 and later served in that capacity at the University of Rhode Island. He was named head coach of URI beginning with the 1988-1989 season and remained through the 1996-1997 campaign. On April 17, 1997, Skinner was hired to lead the Boston College Eagles basketball team. This article is about Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York, USA. For other facilities with similar names, see List of Marist Brothers schools. ... The University of Rhode Island, commonly abbreviated as URI, is the principal public research university in the State of Rhode Island, with its main campus in Kingston, Rhode Island, and three other campuses located throughout the state. ... April 17 is the 107th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (108th in leap years). ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Boston College basketball, ca. ...


He was named coach of the year nationally in 2000-01. Boston College was a #3 seed that year. As a 4 seed in the 2005 NCAA Tournament, they lost to 12 seed Milwaukee. He was named Big East Coach of the Year in 2004-05. He has also been honored as the Atlantic 10 coach of the year in 1991-92. Skinner's 2004-2005 team was the first Big East team in history to start a season 20-0. During the 2005-2006 season, Al Skinner became the all-time winningest coach in Boston College history, surpassing Jim O'Brien's 168 wins. The 2001 NCAA Mens Division I Basketball Tournament involved 65 schools playing in single-elimination play to determine the national champion of mens NCAA Division I college basketball. ... 2005 Final Four, Edward Jones Dome The 2005 NCAA Mens Division I Basketball Tournament involved 65 schools playing in single-elimination play to determine the national champion of mens NCAA Division I college basketball. ... The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (also known as UW-Milwaukee, UWM or Milwaukee) is a public research university located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. ... The Big East Conference is a collegiate athletics conference consisting of seventeen universities in the northeastern, southeastern and midwestern United States. ... The Atlantic 10 Conference (A10) is a college athletic conference which operates mostly in the eastern United States; it also has two member schools in Ohio. ...


He has taken Boston College to five NCAA Tournaments, and took Rhode Island to two. Overall he has been to seven NCAA Tournaments as a head coach and ten postseasons in all (NCAA and NIT). The National Invitation Tournament (NIT) is a mens college basketball tournament operated by the National Collegiate Athletic Association. ...


He has been inducted into the UMass and URI athletics halls of fame, and BC's will likely follow.


Trivia

  • Coach Skinner is known for his slovenly dress habits among Boston College fans, earning him the nickname "Coach Tubby". Those who watch closely notice that Skinner only wears a tie for home games, electing to wear either a polo or mock turtleneck on the road. It is rumored that Skinner does not wear the same suit twice in a given season.
  • Skinner is a spokesperson for Eastern Clothing of Watertown, a prominent men's clothing store near Boston College.
  • During the college basketball season, WEEI radio broadcasts the Al Skinner Show. The half hour program hosted by Ted Sarandis is taped before a live audience at the Metropolitan Club in Chestnut Hill and aired each Thursday.[1]
Preceded by
Jim O'Brien
Boston College Eagles Head Basketball Coach
1997–
Succeeded by
current

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References

  1. ^ "Al Skinner Show Invites Live Audience", Boston College, 2006-12-11. Retrieved on 2007-02-01.

 
 

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