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2010-11 a-state women’s basketball 80-79 overtime victory on the road against Big XII power Kansas State, and that overtime win, coupled with three other extra-period victories during the season, boosted Boyer’s overtime record to an impressive 11-1 in the regular season. Boyer directed the Red Wolves to yet another winning season as he wrapped up his first decade as the program’s head coach in 2008-09. The Red Wolves finished the season at 16-14, posting victories over post-season participants Creighton and Arkansas-Little Rock along the way. Although the 2007-08 season was expected by many to be a rebuilding year, Boyer put forth what was arguably one of his finest coaching performances, molding a group of unheralded players into a team that produced yet another 20-win season at Arkansas State. Faced with the task of replacing three 1,000-point scorers, including the program’s all time leading shot blocker and rebounder, along with the all-time assists leader, Boyer directed Arkansas State to a 20-12 record. ASU won a record 13 conference games during the 2007-08 season, and reached the semifinals of the Sun Belt Conference Tournament for the 13th time in 16 tries. The Red Wolves finished the season with the distinction of being the only Division I program in the country with a winning record that did not have a single player who averaged double figure scoring. Arkansas State posted victories over Brigham Young and Alabama early in the season, earning the win over the Crimson Tide on the road in Tuscaloosa. The Red Wolves finished 2007 with a 6-7 record, but went on a tear in the New Year, closing out the season with a 14-5 finish and a run to the semifinals of the SBC Tournament for the fourth consecutive season. Like always, the 2007-08 team was especially tough at home, posting a 13-2 record at the ASU Convocation Center that included a 9-0 record against Sun Belt Conference opponents. In the 2006-07 season the Red Wolves finished 21-13, advanced to the second round of the WNIT before falling to eventual tournament runner-up Wisconsin, and continued to build on their already-impressive home record with a 142 mark at the ASU Convocation Center. The Red

Through 11 seasons as head coach at Arkansas State University, Brian Boyer’s name has become synonymous with success and the women’s basketball program. Entering his 12th season as head coach at ASU, Boyer has climbed to second place on the ASU career win chart with a record of 181-153 and needs just 16 victories to take over first place as the all-time winningest basketball coach in A-State history. Under Boyer’s guidance, Arkansas State has reached the Women’s National Invitation Tournament four times, including three of the past seven seasons. He led the Red Wolves to the 2003-04 Sun Belt East Division Championship, the program has produced 18 All-Sun Belt Conference players with Boyer at the helm, and Boyer was named Sun Belt Conference Coach of the Year following the 2003-04 and 2004-05 seasons. His 96 career Sun Belt Conference victories rank him fifth all-time in career conference wins. The 2009-10 Red Wolves finished the year at 13-18 under Boyer, with a 7-11 mark in Sun Belt Conference action. Although Arkansas State did finish under .500 on the year and below the lofty standards that Boyer has maintained during his tenure, the Red Wolves did advance to the quarterfinals of the Sun Belt Conference Tournament before falling late to the eventual tournament champions. The Red Wolves posted an 2010-11 asu women’s basketball reference guide

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2010-11 Arkansas State Women's Basketball Reference Guide  
2010-11 Arkansas State Women's Basketball Reference Guide  
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