Danny Manning

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Danny Manning
Coach Danny Manning Wake Forest University (cropped).jpg
Manning in 2015
Wake Forest Demon Deacons
PositionHead coach
LeagueAtlantic Coast Conference
Personal information
Born (1966-05-17) May 17, 1966 (age 53)
Hattiesburg, Mississippi
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
High school
CollegeKansas (1984–1988)
NBA draft1988 / Round: 1 / Pick: 1st overall
Selected by the Los Angeles Clippers
Playing career1988–2003
PositionPower forward
Number5, 6, 15, 25
Coaching career2003–present
Career history
As player:
19881994Los Angeles Clippers
1994Atlanta Hawks
19941999Phoenix Suns
1999–2000Milwaukee Bucks
2000–2001Utah Jazz
2001–2002Dallas Mavericks
2003Detroit Pistons
As coach:
2003–2006Kansas (team manager)
2006–2012Kansas (assistant)
2012–2014Tulsa
2014–presentWake Forest
Career highlights and awards
As player:

As head coach:

As assistant coach:

Career NBA statistics
Points12,367 (14.0 ppg)
Assists2,063 (2.3 apg)
Steals1,000 (1.1 spg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com
College Basketball Hall of Fame
Inducted in 2008

Daniel Ricardo Manning (born May 17, 1966) is an American college basketball coach and retired NBA player. He is the current men's head coach at Wake Forest. Manning played high school basketball at Lawrence High School in Lawrence, Kansas, college basketball at The University of Kansas, and played in the NBA for 14 years.[1] After he retired from professional basketball, Manning became an assistant coach at the University of Kansas. He won the national championship with the Jayhawks in 1988 as a player. He won it again as an assistant in 2008. He is the all-time leading scorer in Kansas basketball history with 2,951 points. The next closest player to his point total is Nick Collison, who is 854 points behind Manning.[2]

Early life[change | change source]

Manning is the son of Ed Manning, who was a longtime NBA and ABA player and professional and college coach.

When he was a junior at Page High School in Greensboro, North Carolina,[3] Manning averaged 18.8 points and nine rebounds per game. He led the Pirates to a 26–0 record and the state title.[4]

When Ed Manning became an assistant coach at the University of Kansas before Manning's senior year, the family moved to Lawrence, Kansas. Manning went to Lawrence High School. While he was there as a senior, he was named Kansas Player of the Year.[5] While in Lawrence High, Manning played along future United States federal judge Sri Srinivasan.[6]

College coaching[change | change source]

Wake Forest[change | change source]

On April 4, 2014, Manning agreed to become the head coach at Wake Forest University.[7]

Head coaching record[change | change source]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Tulsa Golden Hurricane (Conference USA) (2012–2014)
2012–13 Tulsa 17–16 8–8 6th CBI First Round
2013–14 Tulsa 21–13 13–3 T–1st NCAA Division I Round of 64
Tulsa: 38–29 (.567) 21–11 (.656)
Wake Forest Demon Deacons (Atlantic Coast Conference) (2014–present)
2014–15 Wake Forest 13–19 5–13 12th
2015–16 Wake Forest 11–20 2–16 13th
2016–17 Wake Forest 19–14 9–9 10th NCAA Division I First Four
2017–18 Wake Forest 11–20 4–14 14th
2018–19 Wake Forest 11–20 4–14 13th
Wake Forest: 65–93 (.411) 24–66 (.267)
Total: 103–122 (.458)

      National champion         Conference regular season champion         Conference tournament champion
      Conference regular season and conference tournament champion       Conference division champion

Personal life[change | change source]

Manning is the son of former NBA player, Ed Manning. Manning's own son, Evan, accepted a walk-on invitation for the men's basketball team at Kansas for the 2012–13 season.[8][9] His daughter, Taylor, is a member of the Kansas volleyball team.[10]

NBA career statistics[change | change source]

SEASON TEAM GP MPG SPG BPG RPG APG PPG Hi 40+ 50+ TD DD
1988–89 LA Clippers 26 36.5 1.7 1.0 6.6 3.1 16.7 29 0 0 0 4
1989–90 LA Clippers 71 32.0 1.3 0.5 5.9 2.6 16.3 39 0 0 0 4
1990–91 LA Clippers 73 30.1 1.6 0.8 5.8 2.7 15.9 31 0 0 0 6
1991–92 LA Clippers 82 35.4 1.6 1.5 6.9 3.5 19.3 34 0 0 0 13
1992–93 LA Clippers 79 34.9 1.4 1.3 6.6 2.6 22.8 36 0 0 0 16
1993–94 LA Clippers/
Atlanta
42
26
38.0
35.6
1.3
1.8
1.4
1.0
7.0
6.5
4.2
3.3
23.7
15.7
43
24
1
0
0
0
1
0
9
5
1994–95 Phoenix 46 32.8 0.9 1.2 6.0 3.3 17.9 33 0 0 0 7
1995–96 Phoenix 33 24.7 1.2 0.7 4.3 2.0 13.4 32 0 0 0 0
1996–97 Phoenix 77 27.7 1.1 1.0 6.1 2.2 13.5 26 0 0 0 12
1997–98 Phoenix 70 25.6 1.0 0.7 5.6 2.0 13.5 35 0 0 0 6
1998–99 Phoenix 50 23.7 0.7 0.8 4.4 2.3 9.1 19 0 0 0 1
1999–00 Milwaukee 72 16.9 0.9 0.4 2.9 1.0 4.6 19 0 0 0 0
2000–01 Utah 82 15.9 0.6 0.4 2.6 1.1 7.4 25 0 0 0 0
2001–02 Dallas 41 13.5 0.5 0.5 2.6 0.7 4.0 13 0 0 0 0
2002–03 Detroit 13 6.8 0.7 0.2 1.4 0.5 2.6 18 0 0 0 0
Career 7 teams 883 27.4 1.1 0.9 5.2 2.3 14.0 43 1 0 1 83

References[change | change source]

  1. "Tulsa Agrees To Terms With Kansas' Danny Manning As New Head Basketball Coach". tulsahurrricane.com. Archived from the original on October 2, 2013.
  2. "Men's Basketball – 1,000-Point Scorers". KUAthletics.com.
  3. "Tulsa Agrees to Terms with Kansas' Danny Manning as New Head Basketball Coach". Archived from the original on October 2, 2013.
  4. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on April 7, 2014. Retrieved April 4, 2014.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. "Kansas Sports Hall of Fame – Manning, Danny". www.kshof.org. Retrieved September 24, 2018.
  6. Huisman, Matthew (August 26, 2011). "Srinivasan Leaving O'Melveny to Become Deputy Solicitor General". The Blog of Legal Times. Retrieved August 27, 2011.
  7. appWake Forest hires Danny Manning – ESPN
  8. Bedore, Gary. Evan Manning to join KU as walk-on, Lawrence Journal-World, April 6, 2012
  9. Manning's son will walk on to KU hoops team | Campus Corner Archived April 10, 2012, at the Wayback Machine
  10. "Taylor Manning". KUAthletics.com. Archived from the original on August 2, 2012.

Other websites[change | change source]