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Larry Chapman

Larry Chapman

American basketball coach and basketball player
Larry Chapman
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Intro American basketball coach and basketball player
Is Sports coach Basketball coach Athlete Basketball player
From United States of America
Type Sports
Gender male
Auburn University
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Auburn Tigers
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Larry Chapman is an American athletic coach who served as the men's college basketball head coach for Auburn University at Montgomery (AUM) from 1976 to 2014,

Chapman's records at AUM included eight straight seasons with an average of 25 or more wins. His teams won three straight NAIA District 27 Championships with the team. He amassed a record of 705-477 at AUM, ranking him fifth in career victories among NAIA coaches and among the top 40 for all collegiate coaches. Chapman had 15 20 win seasons He has also coached two teams to the tournament quarterfinals and three into the second round. In total, Chapman-coached teams qualified for 11 NAIA National Tournaments

Chapman came to AUM prior to the 1977-78 season. In the previous two seasons, the men's basketball team had won only 26 game . In his second season, he led the team to a 20 win season. The1987-88 team posted a record of 32-3 and reached the national championship game. Following that season, Chapman was named the NAIA's Coach of the Year.

Chapman was inducted into the inaugural AUM Athletic Hall of Fame class in 2005, He retired from AUM in 2014.

In 2015, Chapman became the boys basketball coach at Macon-East Academy

Chapman has four children (Clint, Larry, Jr., Christa, Luke) and several grandchildren.

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