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Reporter Rachel Terlep covers the Notre Dame FIghting Irish and other sports for the Elkhart Truth.


Bethel College's Lightfoot to be honored at NABC awards program in Dallas

Mike Lightfoot will be among other honorees during the National Association of Basketball Coaches Guardians of the Game Awards Show on Sunday, April 6.

Posted on April 3, 2014 at 10:08 p.m.

MISHAWAKA — Bethel College's Mike Lightfoot will be among other honorees during the National Association of Basketball Coaches Guardians of the Game Awards Show on Sunday, April 6, as part of NCAA Final Four weekend in Dallas.

Lightfoot will be saluted for reaching his 700th career victory this season. He reached the milestone in 960 games, making him the 18th quickest men's coach ever for all levels and the third quickest in NAIA.

Lightfoot is 712-263 for over 27 years heading up the Pilots. Among his achievements, he has has guided Bethel to three national titles (1995, 1997 and 1998) and two other NAIA Division II Final Fours, the most recent in 2009. He has won NAIA National Coach of the Year honors twice, 10 conference regular-season titles and eight league tourney crowns.

The Pilots went 28-8 this past season, reaching the NAIA D-II Elite Eight.




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 Michigan offensive coordinator Doug Nussmeier, left, and head coach Brady Hoke watch from the sidelines during the closing minutes of their 26-10 loss to Utah during the second half of their NCAA college football game in Ann Arbor, Mich., Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Updated 13 minutes ago
 Michigan offensive coordinator Doug Nussmeier, left, and head coach Brady Hoke watch from the sidelines during the closing minutes of their 26-10 loss to Utah during the second half of their NCAA college football game in Ann Arbor, Mich., Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Updated at 6:10 p.m.
 Indiana running back D'Angelo Roberts, center, leaps over several players as he scores the game-winning touchdown late during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, in Columbia, Mo. Indiana upset Missouri 31-27. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

Updated at 5:57 p.m.
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