Andy Landers

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Andy Landers

 

 



Class of 2007

 

• The first – and still only – full-time women’s basketball head coach at Georgia

• Took over a struggling Georgia program (37-85) in 1979 at the age of 26 and has never had a losing season

• Three-time SEC Coach of the year (1984, 1986, 1996)

• Four-time National Coach of the Year – 1986 by the USBWA; 1987 by the Women’s Basketball News Service, 1996 by Naismith, and 2000 by USBWA and Women’s Basketball News Service

• In 28 seasons at Georgia , has tallied a record of 684-215 (.761) while producing 23 20-win teams, 16 25-win teams and three 30-win seasons.

• Has averaged 24.4 wins during career with the Lady Bulldogs, a statistic that ranks fourth among all Division I women’s basketball head coaches with at least 20 seasons of tenure

• Has led Georgia to bids in 24 of 26 NCAA tournaments, including two national runner-up finishes, five Final Fours, 10 Elite Eights, and 17 Sweet 16s

• Ranks second all-time in NCAA Tournament appearances and fourth in tournament games (71) and wins (47)

• Under his up-tempo and pressure defensive style, Georgia has gone 408-7 when scoring more than 80 points

• Became the winningest college basketball coach in the state of Georgia ’s history on Dec. 3, 2006

• Under his guidance, Lady Bulldogs players captured three National Player of the Year honors, earned 12 Kodak All-America certificates and won five Olympic Gold Medals

• A native of Maryville, TN

• Married to Pam McClellan and the father of Andrea Lauren and Drew Joseph

 

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