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BSC's Buster Gilliss named to NJCAA 2012 Basketball Hall of Fame

Posted on 1/26/2012

Buster Gillis
Buster Gilliss
Buster Gilliss, Bismarck State College athletic director has been named by the NJCAA Men's Basketball Coaches Association to the 2012 Basketball Hall of Fame.

Gilliss has been coaching for 30 years at both the high school and collegiate level. He began coaching the men's basketball program at BSC in 1991 and was named athletic director in 1999. He held both roles until 2008.

During his years as BSC coach, the men's team won 11 Region 13 Championships and advanced to the NJCAA Division II national tournament three times (1993, 1997, 2001), including a sixth place finish in 1993.

Gilliss was named Region 13 Coach of the Year 11 times and was a three-time NJCAA District Coach of the Year.

Gilliss will be honored at the 2012 NJCAA Division II Men's Basketball Championship banquet on March 19 in Danville, Ill.

Read the NJCAA news release. For more information about the NJCAA, visit

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