WVU Women’s Head Basketball coach receives court dedication from Salem University


Salem University announced on Friday that they would be dedicating their basketball court to West Virginia University Women’s Basketball Head Coach Mike Carey.

Carey, a Clarksburg native, coached the Salem Men’s Basketball Team for 13 years.

During his time at Salem, Carey became the university’s all-time leading winninginst coach with a record of 288-102.

Coach Carey also made the Division 2 playoffs 5 times, including two Elite Eights, and one Final Four.

“It’s humbling,” Carey said. “There’s a lot of people involved in the success I had here at Salem.  Assistants, lot of great assistants, a lot of great players and a lot of great administrators.” 

Carey had a 73.8 winning percentage during his time at Salem.

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