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Encyclopedia > Dane Fife

Dane Fife is the current head coach of the IPFW Mastodons men's basketball team. At 26, he is the youngest NCAA head men's basketball coach. Previously, he played for the Indiana Hoosiers during their 2002 NCAA runner-up campaign. Dane finished his career with the Hoosiers having scored 736 total points. Not to be confused with ipfw, Internet Protocol Firewall. ... The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often said NC-Double-A) is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletics programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ... Indiana Universitys athletic teams are called the Hoosiers, and their colors are crimson and cream, though red and white has been used at times in the past. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ...


One of the more well-known plays of his college career was a foul on Duke's Jason Williams in the final seconds of a 2002 Sweet Sixteen game. With Duke down by 4 and time for just one play, Fife fouled Jason Williams on a 3-point shot. Williams drained the basket, giving him the opportunity to tie the game with a free throw. Fortunately for Fife, Williams failed to connect on the shot from the charity stripe, advancing the Hoosiers to the Elite Eight. For other uses, see Duke (disambiguation). ... Jason Williams is the name of several basketball players of note aswell as a rugby league player: Jason Chandler Williams (also known as White Chocolate) is currently a point guard for the NBA Miami Heat. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... Sweet Sixteen can mean: sweet sixteen (birthday), a party thrown in honor of a girls sixteenth birthday in USA Sweet Sixteen (album), an album by The Huntingtons Sweet Sixteen (Royal Trux album), a 1997 album by Royal Trux Sweet Sixteen (Billy Idol song) A song by Feeder, famed as... Wally Szczerbiak at the free throw line. ... The playoff term Elite Eight has been popularized to refer to the final eight teams in the NCAA Division I Basketball Tournament, who play in the final game of each of the tournaments four regional brackets. ...


Fife is often asked about the play, and denies committing the foul to this day. A foul is a sports term referring to a violation of the games rules. ...


References

  • http://www.ipfw.edu/athletics/Mbasketball/Press/04-05/Mar24.htm
  • http://www.usatoday.com/sports/college/mensbasketball/2005-11-21-fife-ipfw_x.htm

 
 

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