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Encyclopedia > Tom Penders

Tom Penders is currently the head coach at the University of Houston. In his first two seasons as head coach, the Cougars have compiled a 39-24 record, and have made appearances in the NIT tournament both years. The University of Houston, formerly University of Houston–University Park, is a comprehensive doctoral degree-granting university[1] located in Houston, Texas. ...

Prior to coaching at Houston, Penders served as a head coach at Tufts University, Columbia University, Fordham University, the University of Rhode Island, the University of Texas, and George Washington University. Penders also did television work for ESPN between his stints at George Washington and Houston. Tufts University is a private university in Medford/Somerville, Massachusetts, suburbs of Boston. ... Columbia University is a private university whose main campus lies in the Morningside Heights neighborhood of the Borough of Manhattan in New York City. ... The University of Rhode Island, commonly abbreviated as U.R.I., 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 Texas at Austin, often called UT or Texas, is the flagship[3][4][5][6][7] institution of the University of Texas System. ...   See Washington University (disambiguation) for institutions with similar names. ... ESPN (an acronym for the Entertainment and Sports Programming Network) is an American cable television network dedicated to broadcasting sports-related programming 24 hours a day. ...

During his time at Rhode Island and Texas, Penders was often considered a candidate for NBA Head Coaching jobs, but never would leave the college ranks. The National Basketball Association of the United States and Canada, commonly known as the NBA, is the premier professional basketball league in North America. ...


Penders was a guard on the University of Connecticut Basketball team from 1964-1967. It has been suggested that Torrey Life Science be merged into this article or section. ...



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