Magnani gets UJ men's basketball job
Alan Magnani has been named head men's basketball coach at the University of Jamestown, announced Thursday.
Magnani was hired in 1996 to head the Iowa Wesleyan men's program and turned it into a national contender, winning four Midwest Collegiate Conference championships and going to nationals in 2004, 2006, 2009 and 2011. He's the winningest coach in that program's history. He was a three-time conference coach of the year and a 2011 finalist for the Don Meyer Collegeinsider.com national coach of the year award.Magnani, who has coached 13 All-Americans, left Iowa Wesleyan after refusing to sign a support letter for the school's move from NAIA to NCAA Division III. The program was ranked 15th in the nation at the time.