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Coach Bios

Career Records...

at Middle Tennessee..................................148-47 (.759) at Shelbyville Central............................. 775-148 (.840) OVERALL.......................................923-195 (.826)

Championships...

at Middle Tennessee......................................................... 4 ...................................................... 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010 at Shelbyville Central.....................................................10 .......................................... 1986, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992 .......................................... 1995, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004

Year-by-Year Results...

Year Overall District/Conference Note 1978 20-11 8-2 1979 20-10 7-3 1980 22-9 10-2 1981 14-13 5-5 1982 27-3 10-0 1983 26-3 11-1 1984 26-8 11-3 state runner-up 28-6 12-2 state runner-up 1985 39-0 14-0 state champion 1986 1987 33-1 14-0 1988 33-4 13-1 state runner-up 1989 36-0 14-0 state champion 1990 35-0 12-0 state champion 33-0 12-0 state champion 1991 1992 32-4 10-2 state champion 1993 23-6 9-3 1994 31-5 12-0 state runner-up 32-2 11-1 state champion 1995 1996 23-5 10-2 1997 28-4 11-1 state runner-up 1998 12-17 6-6 1999 24-6 9-3 2000 31-5 11-1 state champion 33-2 12-0 state champion 2001 2002 25-5 11-1 2003 37-1 12-0 state champion 31-5 12-0 state champion 2004 2005 20-13 5-4 ------------------------------------------------------------2006 20-11 10-4 NCAA Tournament 2007 30-4 18-0 NCAA Tournament WNIT 2008 22-12 14-4 28-6 17-1 NCAA Tournament 2009 25-6 17-1 NCAA Tournament 2010 2011 23-8 14-2 NCAA Tournament

Middle Tennessee Record Breakdown...

Overall........................................................................ 148-47 All Regular Season................................................. 133-39 Non-Conference Regular Season........................55-32 All Sun Belt................................................................ 104-14 Sun Belt Regular Season.........................................90-12 Sun Belt Tournament.................................................14-2 All Postseason...............................................................12-6 NCAA Tournament........................................................ 1-5 Postseason WNIT........................................................... 1-1 Preseason WNIT............................................................. 1-1 Home...............................................................................78-8 Away...............................................................................55-33 Neutral.............................................................................15-6 Overtime...........................................................................3-1

Class 3A state championships and two USA Today national championships (1989, 1991), compiling a sparkling 775-148 (84.0 percent) ledger during his 28-year tenure. was He named the USA Today National High School Coach of the Year following both national titles and was also tabbed the Converse National High School Coach of the Year in 1990 and 1992. A name synonymous with high school girl's basketball in the state, Insell's teams hold the Tennessee state records for consecutive wins (110), consecutive state titles with four (1989-92) and

most state championships for a coach with 10 (1986-89-90-91-92-95-200001-03-04). The 110 straight triumphs are seventh in the national record books. His 1991 Golden Eaglette squad was selected as the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame Team of the Year, the first high school team to be recognized. Insell was elected to the National High School Hall of Fame in February 2007 and was one of 12 members of the 2007 class. He is one of only six Tennesseans, including just the fourth coach, elected to the hall of fame. He was voted the 2010 recipient of the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame's Morgan Wootten Award for Lifetime Achievement for High School Girls' Basketball, an award he was presented with by Wootten personally at the McDonald's All-American Game festivities in late March 2010 in Columbus, Ohio. Shelbyville Central won 23 district championships, 16 regional titles and appeared in the Class 3A state

championship game a remarkable 15 times during his career at the school. He developed six Tennessee Class 3A Miss Basketball award recipients, 15 high school All-Americans and 57 of his players either received athletic or academic scholarships to continue their careers at the collegiate level. The Woodbury, Tenn., native's first hall of fame honor came in 2003 when he was elected to the TSSAA Hall of Fame. His 775 career victories at Shelbyville Central ranks him 19th in the nation and fifth in the state in the all-time high school charts. Additionally, Insell's Shelbyville Central team received a special invitation to the Oval Office from President George H. W. Bush for its academic and athletic achievement. His teams have also been honored in the United States Senate and House of Representatives, the Tennessee State Senate and House of Representatives and by two Tennessee governors. On the court success is not the only concern of Insell, as he has made sure

INSELL BY THE NUMBERS... (at Middle Tennessee)

148........................................................................................................... Victories 45................................................................................................TV Appearances 30..................................................................... School-Record wins in 2006-07 17......................................... 2006-07 Final Ranking by the Associated Press 15.................................................................................... All-Sun Belt Selections 6..................................................................................Postseason Appearances 5...........................................................Sun Belt Defensive Players of the Year 5......................................................................................................All-Americans 5.....................................................................NCAA Tournament Appearances 4...............................................................................Sun Belt Tournament titles 4..............................................................................Sun Belt Players of the Year 4.........................................Sun Belt Tournament Most Outstanding Players 4.....................................................................Sun Belt Regular-Season crowns 3.................................................................................... Nation’s leading scorers 2..................................................................Sun Belt Coach of the Year honors 1.........................................................................Sun Belt Freshman of the Year

2011-12 Middle Tennessee Women's Basketball Media Guide  

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2011-12 Middle Tennessee Women's Basketball Media Guide  

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