Hemmings inducted into Canada West Hall of Fame

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In a coaching career at Brandon University that spanned parts of four decades, Jerry Hemmings led the Bobcats men’s basketball program to unprecedented success and created a legacy of excellence.

The native of Mount Airy, North Carolina served nearly three decades at the helm of the Bobcats, winning four national titles to go along with 19 conference championships, while amassing 13 final four appearances. He had 734 career victories, while being named Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Coach of the Year eight times (1980, 1982, 1983, 1988, 1992, 1999, 2000, and 2001) and winning the Canadian Interuniversity Athletic Union’s (CIAU) Coach of the Year award in 1980.

Read the complete story and inductee profile here.