Robert McPherson (basketball)

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Paradise, Texas
CitizenshipUnited States Of America
OccupationBasketball coach
OrganizationUniversity of North Carolina Wilmington
Spouse(s)Linda McPherson
  • Kent McPherson
  • Kristi Melton

Robert McPherson is a retired men's basketball coach most known for his tenure at the University of North Carolina Wilmington from 1986 to 1990. McPherson was also the men's head coach at Sam Houston State University where he won the GSC regular season championship in his final season with the Bearkats in the 1985–1986 season. Before Sam Houston State, McPherson also coached at Cameron University in Lawton, Oklahoma, and Western Oklahoma Junior College, in Altus, Oklahoma. He also had a successful high school coaching career with stops at both Pampa High School and Lubbock Coronado High School.

Personal life

McPherson is from Paradise, Texas where he met his wife of 57 years Linda McPherson. He has two children, Kent McPherson and Kristi Melton, who both reside with their families in Edmond, Oklahoma. He has four grandchildren, Jordyn and Connor McPherson and Karson and Kyler Melton, who all reside in the Oklahoma City area.

Coaching record

Season School Conf Games Wins Loses W–L %
1984–1985 Sam Houston St. GSC 28 16 12 .571
1985–1986 Sam Houston St. GSC 33 27 6 .818
1986–1987 UNC–Wilmington CAA 30 18 12 .600
1987–1988 UNC–Wilmington CAA 29 15 14 .517
1988–1989 UNC–Wilmington CAA 30 16 14 .533
1989–1990 UNC–Wilmington CAA 28 8 20 .286


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