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Marsha Sharp

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Marsha Sharp

Class of 2003

  • Has compiled a 508-159 worksheet in 21 seasons at Texas Tech, a mark which ranks her 7th among winningest active coaches with a .762 winning percentage
  • Guided the Lady Raiders to an NCAA National Championship in 1993
  • Has directed Texas Tech to the NCAA Tournament 16 times, including 14 straight, reaching the Sweet 16 ten times and the Elite Eight four times
  • Has won or shared eight conference championships (five in the Southwest Conference, three in the Big 12)
  • Named National Coach of the Year by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association in 1994
  • Has seen the Lady Raiders enjoy tremendous success in the classroom as well as on the hardwood with a 99 percent graduation rate
  • Guided the USA Basketball World Championship for Young Women’s Qualifying Team to a gold medal in Brazil in 2002
  • Started her coaching career as a student at Wayland Baptist University, coaching the freshman team during her junior and senior years, then serving as a graduate assistant
  • Coached six years on the high school level at Lockney, directing the Lady Longhorns to three district titles while going 126-63
  • Served a two-year term (2001-2003) as president of the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA)