- Associated Press - Thursday, April 30, 2015

PINEVILLE, La. (AP) - The longtime basketball coach at Louisiana College, Gene Rushing, is retiring.

The Daily Town Talk reports (https://townta.lk/1DZM8pX ) that Rushing made his retirement announcement Thursday.

Rushing, 67, came to Louisiana College, a private Baptist college, in 1967 to play basketball and spent 11 years as an assistant and 29 years as the head coach.

Rushing had a 335-431 record at LC, including a stretch between 1987 and 1991 where he went 102-48, won an NAIA district title and made an appearance in the NAIA national tournament. The college now competes in NCAA Division III.

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Information from: Alexandria Daily Town Talk, https://www.thetowntalk.com

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