Korver named to Impactful Men’s Basketball Head Coaches list

June 05, 2020 9:31am


Northwestern College head mens basketball coach Kris Korver has been named one of 50 head coaches selected to the NCAA D2 and NAIA Impactful Men’s Basketball Head Coaches list – by Silver Waves media.

Coach Korver has the most wins in program history, has coached 26 All-Americans, and has led the Red Raiders to 13 National Tournament appearances and 2 National Championships. He currently is 8th in wins among active NAIA coaches.

After months of research and consulting with AD's, Presidents, search firms, and numerous influencers in the basketball space – a panel of 20 some people in different spaces within basketball submitted names. Silver Waves took into account each coaches record, high level players, tournament achievements, awards, votes from panelists, and other factors.

Jim Sykes of Morningside, and Tom Billeter of Augustana were also named on the list.