Sports News – Joey Meyer

Image Former DePaul Coach Joey Mayer Dies at 74 – Joey Meyer, a former DePaul University head basketball coach, has died. He was 74. Meyer served over 30 years at DePaul University as a player, assistant coach and head coach of the men’s basketball team. He played under his dad, Ray Meyer, as a player before succeeding him as the head coach of the basketball team in 1984. He coached the Blue Demons  through the 1996-97 season. During his time as a head coach, he recorded a 231-158 record with the team. He brought the Blue Demons to seven NCAA tournament appearances in his first eight seasons as head coach. They qualified for the Sweet 16 portion, too, in back-to-back seasons in 1985-86 and 1986-87. They made three NIT tournament berths, also. Read more at:  (Ryan Taylor/Yahoo! Sports)

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