Howard Moore

Howard Moore (born 1970)

Teams coached: UIC Flames
UIC record: 49-111 (.306)
Overall record: 49-111 (.306)

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  0
  • CIT Appearances:  1  (2013)

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2015-2019 Wisconsin (asst)
2010-2015 UIC
2005-2010 Wisconsin (asst)
2004-2005 Loyola (IL) (asst)
2003-2004 Ball State (asst)
2000-2003 Bradley (asst)
1999-2000 Bradley (admin. asst)
1998-1999 Chicago (asst)

Howard Moore Facts

  • Howard Moore
  • Born 1970
  • Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
  • Alma Mater: University of Wisconsin (BA, 1995)
  • The Chicago-native played at Taft HS (IL) and then for the Wisconsin Badgers from 1990-95, where he played for three different head coaches: Steve Yoder, Stu Jackson and Stan Van Gundy
  • Started his coaching career with a two-year stint as an assistant at alma mater Taft HS
  • Spent a year assisting Pat Cunningham at Chicago before arriving at Bradley in 1999
    • Was an admin assistant for one year then an assistant coach for two years under Jim Molinari
    • Stayed on for one additional year assisting the next Braves’ head coach, Jim Les
  • Worked as an assistant for one year each at Ball State (under Tim Buckley) and Loyola Chicago (under Jim Whitesell)
  • Returned to Wisconsin in 2005, spending the next five seasons on Bo Ryan‘s staff
    • Was part of five-straight NCAA Tournaments and the Badgers’ 31-win Big Ten title season in 2007-08
  • Hired in 2010 to be the head coach at UIC in his hometown of Chicago, leading the Flames for five seasons
    • Went 49-111 overall, highlighted by a 18-16 record and CIT berth in 2012-13
    • Fired in 2015 after going 10-24, his fourth sub-.500 season in five years
  • Rejoined Ryan’s staff at Wisconsin in December 2015 and assisted Greg Gard for the next three-plus seasons
    • On the Badgers’ staff for another three NCAA Tournaments, including two Sweet 16 trips
  • In May 2019, Moore was involved in a tragic car accident in which the car he was driving was hit by a driver going the wrong way
    • His wife, Jennifer, and daughter, Jaidyn, were killed in the crash, along with the driver of the other car
    • Moore suffered serious injuries in the crash and went on medical leave; his son, Jerell, was also in the car but luckily suffered only minor injuries
    • As a result of his injuries and the need to recover, Moore did not coach during the 2019-20 or 2020-21 seasons

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