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Pat Douglas


Inducted February 19th, 2004

The head basketball coach at Cal State Bakersfield for 10 years, Douglas led the Roadrunners to three Divisions II National Championships in the 1990’s. His teams compiled a 257-61 record and qualified for the NCAA Tournament all 10 seasons, winning six California Collegiate Athletic Association titles and reaching the Elite Eight seven times. In the 1992-93 season, the Roadrunners went 33-0 to win CSUB’s first national title and the first championship won by a California team since the Division II tournament began 1957. CSUB made it two straight national titles in 1993-94, then earned a third title in Douglass’ final season, 1996-97. A native of Tennessee, Douglass played for the University of the Pacific and coached six years at Eastern Montana College (now Montana State-Billings) before coming to CSUB. Douglas is now at UC Irvine, where he led his team to two Big West Conference titles and a school record 25 wins in the 2000-01 season.