In a career full of them, Tulane women’s basketball coach Lisa Stockton reached another milestone at Avron B. Fogelman Arena in the Devlin Fieldhouse on Tuesday night.
With a 71-46 victory over Nicholls, Stockton earned her 500th win as Tulane’s head coach. Now in her 25th year leading the Green Wave, Stockton has averaged 20 wins per season while in charge Uptown.
Stockton’s career record is now 563-287 as a collegiate head coach is good for a 66.80 winning percentage and she is 500-260 during her time at Tulane.
Stockton has led the Green Wave to the postseason 18 times (11 NCAAs, 7 WNITs) and claimed conference Coach of the Year honors three times (Metro in 1995, C-USA in 2007 and 2010). In addition, Tulane has won four C-USA regular-season championships (1996-97, 1998-99, 2006-07, 2009-10) and the C-USA tournament title on five occasions (1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2010).
The veteran head coach is one of four active coaches to take a Top 60 academic institution as listed in U.S. and World Report to at least 11 NCAA Tournaments, joining Tara Vanderveer of Stanford, Muffet McGraw of Notre Dame and Sylvia Hatchell of North Carolina. In addition, 20 of her players have become members of Tulane’s 1,000-Point Club.
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