Doug Overton

Former NBA player steps away from Lincoln coaching gig

Lincoln University is currently 7-15 with one month to go before the CIAA Tournament.

There has been a change, at least a temporary one, at the CIAA’s northern-most school.

Former NBA player and current Lincoln University head coach has Doug Overton has taken a leave of absence as men’s head basketball coach due to personal reasons, the school announced via Twitter on Wednesday.

Lincoln assistant Coach Eugene Lett, Jr has been named acting head coach.

Lincoln is currently 7-15. It’s record since Overton took over prior to the 2016-17 season is 40-65.

The 50-year-old Philadelphia native played 11 seasons in the NBA before getting into coaching. 

Former NBA player steps away from Lincoln coaching gig
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