Siena introduces Jim Jabir as new women’s basketball head coach

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LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. (NEWS10) — On Friday afternoon, Siena College officially introduced their newest women’s basketball head coach Jim Jabir.

The 58-year-old makes his return to Loudonville after stints with Florida Atlantic, Dayton, Providence, and Marquette. Jabir served as head coach for the Saints from 1987-1990.

In his 33 seasons as a college basketball head coach, Jabir has amassed a 514-446 (.535) record with eight NCAA Tournament berths and a 2015 Elite Eight appearance. He was also a finalist for the 2013 Naismith National Coach of the Year Award.

Jabir broke into the Division I ranks with the Siena job at just 24 years old, putting together a 50-29 (.633) record in just three seasons.

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