Matt Crenshaw

Matt Crenshaw (born July 19, 1976)

Teams coached: IUPUI Jaguars
IUPUI record: 14-79 (.151)
Overall record: 14-79 (.151)

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  0

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2021-2024 IUPUI
2018-2021 Ball State (asst)
2011-2017 IUPUI (assoc. HC)
2006-2011 IUPUI (asst)

Matt Crenshaw Facts

  • Matthew Crenshaw
  • Born July 19, 1976
  • Hometown: Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Alma Mater: Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (BS, 2004)
  • After high school, the VA-native joined the US Navy and served for six years before enrolling at IUPUI
    • Played for four years under Jaguars’ head coach Ron Hunter; in 2003, Crenshaw’s game-winning shot in the 2003 MCC Tournament title game punched the program’s first-ever ticket to the NCAA Tournament
    • Graduated in 2004 with 938 career points and a school-record 510 assists
  • Spent two years playing professionally in Slovakia and Poland, as well as with the Kentucky Colonels of the ABA
  • Joined Hunter’s staff at his alma mater in 2006 as an assistant coach and was elevated to associate head coach in 2011 by new head coach Todd Howard; spent a total of 12 years on staff at IUPUI, including four years under head coach Jason Gardner
    • Played an important role in coaching and developing George Hill, who would be Summit League POY and have a long NBA career
    • As an assistant, he was part of the program’s first-ever D-I postseason victory in the first round of the 2010 CBI
  • Left IUPUI in 2018 to become an assistant coach under James Whitford at Ball State
  • In April 2021, Crenshaw was hired to be the new head coach at his alma mater, IUPUI
    • Went just 14-79 over three years, never winning more than 6 games in a season, and was let go in March 2024

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