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Cole Assumes All-Time Win Leaderpublished February 8, 2018
Cole Assumes All-Time Win Leader at Highland
With a 59-50 win over Kansas City Kansas on February 3rd, Head Men's Basketball Coach Jerre Cole recorded win number 154 at Highland, giving him the most all-time wins in Highland men's basketball history. He surpassed former coach Francis Flax who had 152 all-time wins in nine seasons at HCC.
Coach Cole, a ‘91 Highland alum, is in his ninth season at the helm of the Scottie basketball program and has a 154-126 all-time record. In his second season, he led the Scotties to their first Region VI championship and a trip to the NJCAA Division II National Tournament with a record of 22-4.
Last season, Cole posted the best record season of his tenure, finishing 24-8, with the Scotties winning their first ever KJCCC Championship.
Highland is 18-6 this season with six regular season games to play. The men will look for win number 19 on the season as they take on Fort Scott on February 7 at home.