Hoberecht will speak at convention in conjunction with NCAA Men's Final Four
Brian Hoberecht, KC Men’s Basketball Coach, will speak at the National Association of Basketball Coaches annual convention on Monday, April 7, at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel.
Hoberecht will be the only junior college basketball coach to speak as a part of the “Personal Development Series” of the NABC Convention.
The NABC Convention, set for April 3-7, is the national convention for basketball coaches and is the largest of its kind in the country.
This year’s convention will be held in conjunction with the NCAA Men’s Final Four which will be played at AT&T Stadium in Arlington April 5 and 7.
Hoberecht is set to speak from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the convention which is only open to basketball coaches and their guests.
Other notable speakers at the convention will include Dave Odom, former head men’s basketball coach at East Carolina University, Wake Forest University and the University of South Carolina; Gregg Marshall, head men’s basketball coach at Wichita State University; Bob Hoffman, head men’s basketball coach at Mercer University; and former NBA coach Herb Brown who will be given the NABC’s Lifetime Achievement Award at the convention.
KC is 53-11 over previous two seasons, 29-9 in region
Over the previous two seasons, KC has a total record of 53-11 and a conference record of 29-9. The Rangers have been ranked 24-straight weeks in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) National Poll and have a 28-2 home record during the previous two seasons. The 2012-13 KC basketball team made it to the Sweet Sixteen of the NJCAA National Tournament and finished the season ranked 15th nationally. Eight student athletes from the KC men’s basketball team have signed Division I college scholarships over the past two seasons. This season, KC was defeated by Trinity Valley Community College March 7 in the semifinals of the Region XIV Tournament, 64-48. KC finished the season at 25-6 overall and 14-5 in conference play.
KC makes it to second round of NJCAA National Tournament
The 2012-2013 season culminated with a 2nd Round 53-51 loss to Spartanburg Methodist at the NJCAA National Tournament in Hutchinson, Kan. KC, the 15-seed in the tournament, beat 18-seed Shelton State in the first round, 80-58. No. 2 seed Spartanburg Methodist (33-0) advances to the National quarterfinals. Kilgore finishes the season at 27-6. This is the first time the KC men have qualified for the national tournament since the 1993-94 season. KC advanced to the tournament by winning the Region XIV regular season conference title. Tournament Bracket
(Above) Kilgore College basketball player Maurice Taylor shoots a free throw at a game during the NJCAA National Tournament in Hutchinson, Kan. Photo by Gibby Gibson.
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Kilgore College is a place where athletes come from across the world to compete in Region XIV, one of the toughest conferences in the country. Coached by head coach Brian Hoberecht (pronounced Ho-Bright), players from KC transfer to Division I colleges each year, and the coaching staff is committed to providing its players with a first-class collegiate experience and the tools to succeed in school. Under Coach Hoberecht, 100 percent of two-year athletes have graduated from junior college. He and his staff are dedicated not only to making you the best basketball player you can be, but also the best student athlete. Come to KC for a visit and see the pride for yourself.... Kilgore College--A Winning Tradition!