Danny Nee

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Danny Nee (born June 18, 1945) is the current head men's basketball coach at the United States Merchant Marine Academy.

Ohio University[edit]

He served as head coach of the Ohio Bobcats men's basketball team for seven years (1980–1986), where he helped rebuild the program which had suffered through several losing seasons, and helped lead the team to two MAC Tournament titles (1983 and 1985), two NCAA Tournament appearances (1983 and 1985), and one National Invitation Tournament appearance (1986).

University of Nebraska[edit]

Following Nee's tenure at Ohio, he became the coach of the Nebraska Cornhuskers from 1986 to 2000. Nee took a historically lackluster Husker program to the next level, leading Nebraska to five NCAA Tournament appearances from 1991–1994 and in 1998. They won the Big Eight Tournament Championship in 1994. His 1996 squad won the NIT Championship. Nee was fired in 2000 by then athletic director Bill Byrne.

After Nebraska[edit]

After Nebraska, Nee then went to Robert Morris University for one year and then became head coach of Duquesne University's Duquesne Dukes, in the spring of 2001. Nee officially resigned as head coach after the season's final game on March 4, 2006. Nee then joined the basketball staff at Rutgers University in September 2008.[1] In 2009 Nee left Ohio to join the staff at Towson University.

United States Merchant Marine Academy[edit]

On October 4, 2010 Nee was named head men's basketball coach at the United States Merchant Marine Academy.

Head coaching record[edit]

Nebraska was awarded a forfeit victory over Texas Tech during the 1996–97 season. Nebraska originally lost that game 74–87. This game is not reflected in the totals below.[2] Duquesne was awarded a forfeit victory over St. Bonaventure during the 2002–03 season. Duquesne originally lost that game 78–86. This game is not reflected in the totals below.[3]

SeasonTeamOverallConferenceStandingPostseason
Ohio Bobcats (Mid-American Conference[4]) (1980–1986)
1980–1981Ohio7–206–10T–7th
1981–1982Ohio13–148–8T–4th
1982–1983Ohio23–912–62ndNCAA Round of 32
1983–1984Ohio20–814–42nd
1984–1985Ohio22–814–41stNCAA Round of 64
1985–1986Ohio22–814–42ndNIT First Round
Ohio:107–67 (.615)68–36 (.654)
Nebraska Cornhuskers (Big Eight Conference[5]) (1986–1996)
1986–1987Nebraska21–127–75thNIT Third Place
1987–1988Nebraska13–184–10T–6th
1988–1989Nebraska17–164–107th
1989–1990Nebraska10–183–117th
1990–1991Nebraska26–89–53rdNCAA Round of 64
1991–1992Nebraska19–107–75thNCAA Round of 64
1992–1993Nebraska20–118–6T–2ndNCAA Round of 64
1993–1994Nebraska20–107–74thNCAA Round of 64
1994–1995Nebraska18–144–107thNIT Second Round
1995–1996Nebraska21–144–107thNIT Champions
Nebraska:57–83 (.407)
Nebraska Cornhuskers (Big 12 Conference[6]) (1996–2000)
1996–1997Nebraska18–157–9T–7thNIT Quarterfinals
1997–1998Nebraska20–1210–64thNCAA Round of 64
1998–1999Nebraska20–1310–6T–5thNIT Second Round
1999–2000Nebraska11–194–12T–8th
Nebraska:254–190 (.572)31–33 (.484)
Robert Morris Colonials (Northeast Conference[7]) (2000–2001)
2000–2001Robert Morris7–227–13T–9th
Robert Morris:7–22 (.241)7–13 (.350)
Duquesne Dukes (Atlantic 10 Conference[3]) (2001–2006)
2001–2002Duquesne9–194–126th (West)
2002–2003Duquesne9–213–136th (West)
2003–2004Duquesne12–176–105th (West)
2004–2005Duquesne8–225–11T–5th (West)
2005–2006Duquesne3–241–1514th
Duquesne:41–103 (.285)19–61 (.238)
United States Merchant Marines (Landmark Conference[8]) (2010–present)
2010–2011U.S. Merchant Marines14–128–64th
2011–2012U.S. Merchant Marines12–137–7T–4th
2012–2013U.S. Merchant Marines14–127–74th
2013–2014U.S. Merchant Marines12–146–8T–4th
U.S. Merchant Marines:52–51 (.505)28–28 (.500)
Total:461–433 (.516)

      National champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

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