LC’s Johnson named NAIA Men’s Basketball Coach of the Year

Lewis-Clark State men’s basketball coach Austin Johnson has been named the National Association of Basketball Coaches NAIA Division I National Coach of the Year.

Johnson led the 6th ranked Warriors to a program best 29-3 record this season, including both the Frontier Conference regular season and tournament championships.

Austin Johnson

The Warriors were statistically one of the best teams in the nation. LC State ranked second in NAIA DI in 3-pointers made, assist/turnover ratio and 3-point field goal percentage. The Warriors were third in field goal percentage defense, scoring margin and scoring defense per game.

In his two seasons at Lewis-Clark State, Johnson has an overall record of 59-10.  (KOZE News)

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