Messbarger, ex-college coach, dead at 81
June 30, 2014
By The Associated Press
SAN ANGELO, Texas (AP) - Ed Messbarger, who won 630 games in a 41-year college coaching career spent mostly at St. Mary's and Angelo State in Texas, has died. He was 81.
Angelo State athletic director Sean Johnson said Messbarger died Monday at home.
Messbarger was 279-139 in 15 seasons at St. Mary's in San Antonio and took the Rattlers to the NAIA tournament four times, including consecutive trips to the semifinals in 1974 and 1975. One of his former players was Robert Reid, who had a 13-year NBA career.
Angelo State went to the NCAA Division II tournament twice in 20 seasons under Messbarger, who was 267-286 with the Rams before retiring in 1998.
Messbarger, who grew up in Missouri, also coached at Benedictine Heights College in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and the University of Dallas.
Copyright 2017 by STATS LLC and Associated Press.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written
consent of STATS LLC and Associated Press is strictly prohibited.
5-0 L5, 26-4 Streak, 8-0 G-Plays
6-0 Run, 22-9 G-Plays, +3,156 TY
7-1 L8 Guarantees, 6-3 L9 Picks
17-4 L21 G-Plays, 24-10 L34 Totals
9-2 L11 G-Plays, 13-6 L19 Picks
5-1 L6, 13-5 Run, 9-4 G-Plays
5-0 G-Play Run, 4-1 L5 Picks
6-2 Picks, 17-8 G-Plays, +1,176
5 Straight Guaranteed Winners
6-2 L4 Days, 13-5 L18 Selections
4-2 L6 Picks, 12-6 L18 G-Plays
5-2 L7 G-Plays, 9-5 L14 Picks
8-1 Guarantees TY, 14-6 L20 Picks
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 10%
off a Live Odds subscription, SAVE 20%
off Daily Pick packages, and receive access to up to 1,000
Member Plays each month!