S t ets on U nivers ity Coaching Staff
Casey Alexander Head Coach Second Year Belmont, 1995
Coach Alexander Overall Record: 9-20 (6-12 A-Sun) Stetson Record: Same Prior Experience Belmont University Associate Head Coach (2002-11) Assistant Coach (1995-02) Player (1992-95) Education Bachelor’s: Belmont, 1995 Master’s: Austin Peay, 1996 Casey Alexander is entering his second season as head coach of the Stetson men’s basketball program in for 201213. He is the 20th head coach in the Hatters’ 103-year history. Last season Alexander led the Hatters to their best record since 2008-09, while the team narrowly missed out on the Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament due to tie-breaker rules. Stetson’s 6-12 league mark was also the best since 08-09, when the Hatters went 9-11 and were the seven seed in the A-Sun Tournament. The 2011-12 Hatters improved their scoring output by 7.9 points, their shooting percentage by 14 percentage points, and three-point shooting by a staggering 46 percentage points from the previous season. Stetson also made improvements in free throw percentage (.620 to .695), assists per game (9.5 to 15), and rebounds (33.1 to 36.5). There were also individual accomplishments during Alexander’s first year at the helm. Junior center Adam Pegg
(Clearwater, Fla.) was named to the All-Atlantic Sun Conference First Team, the first to do so since Garfield Blair in 2009. Pegg led the Hatters with 14.9 points and 5.5 rebounds per game. Pegg (twice) and sophomore Chris Perez were also both named A-Sun Newcomer of the Week during the 2011-12 campaign. Alexander came to Stetson from then fellow A-Sun Conference member Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn., where he spent 16 years working under head coach Rick Byrd. He was an assistant coach for the first seven years before being elevated to associate head coach prior to the 2002-03 season. His responsibilities at Belmont included coaching, on and off campus recruiting, practice scheduling and planning, scouting, off-season player development, academic monitoring of players, coordinating and directing summer camps. While at Belmont, Alexander helped the Bruins to four Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament Championships, four
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http://www.gohatters.com - A guide to the 2012-13 season for the Stetson University men's basketball team.