|LITTLE EAST CONFERENCE HALL OF FAME|
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|University of Massachusetts Dartmouth|
|Men's Basketball Coach|
In his 29 years on the bench, Brian Baptiste has established the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth men's basketball program as a perennial power in Division III. Baptiste has compiled a career record of 546-251, which ranks among the top-15 on the Division III men's basketball all-time wins list. He has led the Corsairs to 19 postseason appearances, including 13 berths into the NCAA Division III tournament. In 1993, UMass Dartmouth reached the NCAA Division III national semifinals in Buffalo, N.Y. The Corsairs were edged by Ohio Northern, and completed the program's most successful campaign ranked fourth. Baptise guided UMass Dartmouth to the top of the Little East regular season standings 13 times, while capturing 11 conference championship titles. He was selected by his peers as the prestigious National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Division III Northeast Region Coach of the Year four times, while earning the Little East Coach of the Year honor seven times.