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By Robbie Robertson
Sports Editor 

Longtime Hoops Coach Critical Of Decision – Brevard NC


Last updated 6/22/2015 at 10:58am

Long-time Brevard College basketball coach Chick Martin beside the court that now bears his name. He has been critical of the college's move to NCAA Division III. (File photo)

When Brevard College made the decision to reclassify to the NCAA Division III level in May, longtime Tornado men's basketball coach Chick Martin saw it as a step in the wrong direction.

The Hall-of-Famer coached nearly 20 years for BC, winning 240 games, four conference titles, and made two national junior college tournaments.

Wins have been hard to come by of late for the college. Their last appearance in the NCAA Division II's "big dance" came in 2010 under the tutelage of former head coach Mike Jones.

Martin believes the Tornados can compete at the level they have played at since the...

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