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Lin Dunn

Class of 2014

  • In eleven seasons as a professional head coach, she has compiled a record of 181-160 capturing the 2012 WNBA Championship
  • Dunn was the 1998 American Basketball League (ABL) Coach of the Year and was the runner-up for the 2009 WNBA Coach of the Year
  • She was the 1992 assistant coach for the USA Olympic team that captured the bronze medal in Barcelona
  • Dunn spent eight years on the USA Basketball Team Selection Committee
  • In 25 seasons as a collegiate head coach, Dunn compiled a 447-257 record
  • She has guided her teams to seven NCAA tournaments including four Sweet Sixteen appearances and one Final Four appearance in 1994
  • Dunn led Purdue University to three Big Ten Conference titles, being named Big Ten Coach of the Year twice
  • She has coached three Kodak All-American, three Big Ten Players of the Year, and two Big Ten Athletes of the Year
  • Dunn was the 1984-85 President of the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA)
  • She has been inducted into numerous halls of fame, including the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame, Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame, Purdue Athletics Hall of Fame, UT-Martin Hall of Fame, Austin Peay Athletic Hall of Fame, and the University of Miami Athletic Hall of Fame.