Jim Crews


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    Jim Crews (born February 14, 1954) is the head men’s basketball coach for Saint Louis University. He was promoted to head coach after serving on an interim basis, following the health concerns, and eventual death, of former Billikens head coach Rick Majerus. He was on Majerus’ staff since 2011. After leading the Billikens to a school-record 28 wins, Crews was formally named SLU’s 25th head coach on April 12, 2013.

    Crews spent the first 13 years of his adult life at Indiana University under Bob Knight. He played on the 1976 NCAA Championship-winning team, the last undefeated champion. After graduating, he served as an assistant on Knight’s staff for eight years before moving to the University of Evansville in 1985. In 17 years, he led the purple aces to five NCAA Tournaments. His best team was the 1988-89 unit, which tallied the school’s only NCAA Tournament win to date. He then coached at the United States Military Academy for seven years.


    MCC Champions (1987, 1989, 1992, 1993)
    MCC Tournament Champions (1992, 1993)
    MVC Champions (1999)
    A10 Regular Season Champions (2013, 2014)
    A10 Tournament Champions (2013)


    MCC Coach of the Year (1987, 1989, 1992)
    MVC Coach of the Year (1999)
    A10 Coach of the Year (2013, 2014)
    Sporting News National Coach of the Year (2013)
    NABC Coach of the Year (2013)

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