Doug Overton
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Former NBA player steps away from Lincoln coaching gig

Lincoln University is currently 7-15 with one month to go before the CIAA Tournament.

There has been a change, at least a temporary one, at the CIAA’s northern-most school.

Former NBA player and current Lincoln University head coach has Doug Overton has taken a leave of absence as men’s head basketball coach due to personal reasons, the school announced via Twitter on Wednesday.

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Lincoln assistant Coach Eugene Lett, Jr has been named acting head coach.

Lincoln is currently 7-15. It’s record since Overton took over prior to the 2016-17 season is 40-65.

The 50-year-old Philadelphia native played 11 seasons in the NBA before getting into coaching. 

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Former NBA player steps away from Lincoln coaching gig
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