2017-18 Men's Basketball Coaches
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Brion Dunlap
Head Coach - 2nd Season
Phone: (314) 340-5906

Brion Dunlap will enter his second season as the Men’s Head Basketball Coach at Harris-Stowe State University.  In Dunlap’s first season he led the Hornets on an incredible second half run (14-1) that gave the Hornets the American Midwest Conference Postseason Championship.  It was the first championship for the Hornets since 1983.

Coach Dunlap came to Harris-Stowe after spending one season as an assistant at Winston-Salem State University.  Prior to WSSU he spent five seasons as an assistant coach at the College of the Holy Cross.  He helped the Crusaders to an overall record of 34-30 the last two seasons. In the 2013-14 season, Holy Cross finished with a 20-14 record, which was their first 20-win season since 2006-2007. Holy Cross also placed third in the Patriot League with a 12-6 record in conference and received a bid to post season play to compete in the CollegeInsider.com Tournament. Holy Cross' 68-65 victory over Ivy League Brown in the first round of the 2014 CIT was the institution's first win in a national postseason tournament since 2004-2005.

Dunlap came to Holy Cross with his professional mentor Milan Brown after holding the same position under Brown at Mount St. Mary's University for seven years. During his final three seasons at Mount St. Mary's, Dunlap helped lead the Mountaineers to an overall record of 54-44 and a 35-19 mark in the Northeast Conference. Mount St. Mary's also saw postseason action twice in the seven years, reaching the NCAA Tournament in 2008 and the College Insider Tournament in 2009. In 2008, the Mountaineers won the Northeast Conference Tournament title and posted the first NCAA Division I Tournament victory in school history, with a 69-60 win over Coppin State in the opening round.

Before heading to the collegiate ranks, Dunlap served as the head coach at Forest Park High School in Woodbridge, Virginia. He was the first head coach in the history of the program at Forest Park, which opened as a new school in 2000. Preceding Forest Park, Dunlap spent two years as an assistant coach at Woodbridge (Va.) High School. He was also selected as the head coach for the 2003 NOVA Hoops Classic, and served as the head coach of the Prince William Pacers AAU team in 2002-2003.

Dunlap is a 1998 graduate of Old Dominion University with a bachelor's degree in human services counseling. He was a four-year starter for the Monarchs under head coach Jeff Capel, leading ODU to two NCAA Tournament appearances and two Colonial Athletic Association titles. Dunlap was named to the CAA All-Rookie team in 1995 and the CAA All-Tournament team in 1997, also earning Chevrolet Player of the Game honors following Old Dominion's 59-55 loss to New Mexico in the first round of the 1997 NCAA Tournament. Dunlap still ranks second all-time in the CAA and third all-time at Old Dominion with 680 career assists.

Coach Dunlap resides in St. Louis with his wife Kellie Dunlap and their three children Brooklynn, Alexa and Anton.


Dunlap Career Record:

               Overall            AMC       AMC Standings               Playoffs              NAIA Tournament

2016       19-13               14-8         T-3rd Place                         3-0                      0-1


Harris-Stowe Men’s Basketball Accomplishments Since 2016-2017:

•             2017 American Midwest Conference Playoff Champions

•             2017 NAIA All-American Honorable Mention (Jalen Fletcher)

•             2017 Second Team AMC All-Conference (Jalen Fletcher)

•             2017 Third Team AMC All-Conference ( Craig Davila Jr.)

•             8 AMC Academic All-Conference Players

•             1 NAIA Daktronics Scholar Athlete 

William Carey
Assistant Coach - 2nd Season
Phone: (314) 340-5984

This is William Carey’s 1st season at Harris-Stowe. He will serve as both the assistant coach as well as recruiting coordinator. Coach Carey served as an assistant men’s basketball coach at Washington University in St. Louis for 3 season under 2x National Champion and Division III legend Mark Edwards. Coach Carey was a member of the 2013-2014 Wash U Men’s Basketball staff that earned the Coaching Staff of the Year award in the UAA (University Athletic Association). Coach Carey graduated from the University of Missouri in 2013 with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and served two years as a student manager for the Missouri Men’s Basketball Team. Coach Carey served current Tulsa head coach, Frank Haith, and the Mizzou Men’s Basketball program as the head manager for the 2011-2012 Mizzou Tigers that went 30-5 and earned a trip to the NCAA tournament, as well as the 2012-2013 Mizzou team that went 23-11 on the way to an NCAA tournament berth.  He was named the 2012-13 Mizzou Men’s Basketball Manager of the Year.

Coach Carey is the Camp Director of Los Angeles Lakers guard, Jordan Clarkson’s Nike JC6 basketball camp. He also served as the Camp Director for the Midwest Elite Backcourt Skills Academy hosted by Jordan Clarkson and Jabari Brown.

Carey was a four-year letter winner at Yorktown High School in Arlington, Virginia and earned the 2009 Coaches Award.

Coach Carey resides in St. Louis with his wife, Lauren Carey. 

Scott Lark
Student Assistant - 2nd Season

Scott assists in every aspect of the program. Primarily as assistant to Coach Dunlap and Assistant recruiting coordinator.

From Baton Rouge, Louisiana resides in St. Louis with his son Chandler Lark. 

Alexia James
Manager - 2nd Season
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