Derrick Clark

BREAKING: Derrick Clark out as MSU Denver basketball coach

BREAKING: Derrick Clark out as MSU Denver basketball coach

After a tumultuous and tense season, MSU Denver has fired men’s basketball head coach Derrick Clark, the athletics department announced today. Clark, who had one year remaining on his contract, had a forgettable season. After a promising start to the year in which they lost to the eventual national champions by only two points, the […]

Sports Stance: A look at Derrick Clark’s leadership

Sports Stance: A look at Derrick Clark’s leadership

The atmosphere within the men’s basketball organization has been a mystery ever since head coach Derrick Clark was suspended and junior guard Cam Williams was dismissed. At the center of this is Clark’s future at MSU Denver. On Jan. 28, Clark was suspended and Williams was dismissed. The athletics department issued a press release that […]

Derrick Clark takes unexpected leave of absence

Derrick Clark takes unexpected leave of absence

Fresh off of his 3-game suspension, MSU Denver men’s basketball head coach Derrick Clark has taken an indefinite leave of absence. The athletics department announced the leave of absence via press release on Feb. 10. “Derrick Clark has chosen to take indefinite leave of absence. During his absence, Adam Wall and Michael Bahl will serve […]

Derrick Clark suspended and Roadrunners falter late, lose to Griffins in two overtimes

Derrick Clark suspended and Roadrunners falter late, lose to Griffins in two overtimes

The post Cam Williams era began for the Roadrunners’ men’s basketball team on Jan. 28 when they lost 83-76 in double overtime to the Westminster Griffins. MSU Denver was also without head coach Derrick Clark as he was serving the first of a three game suspension. The reason for the suspension was not released by […]

UPDATED: Due to violations of team rules, MSU Denver leading scorer Cam Williams dismissed from team

UPDATED: Due to violations of team rules, MSU Denver leading scorer Cam Williams dismissed from team

  The MSU Denver Roadrunners men’s basketball team has decided to part ways with leading scorer Cam Williams. Sources within the MSU Denver athletic department confirmed that Williams is no longer on the roster. Williams, who was a junior guard, was averaging a team-high 15.1 points per game this season for the Runners. This season […]

Coach Clark pleads guilty to DUI

Coach Clark pleads guilty to DUI

In an unexpected play, Roadrunner head coach Derrick Clark quietly pleaded guilty to charges resulting from his May DUI arrest. Clark, whose Nov. 30 trial was dismissed after he took a guilty plea Sept. 16, previously told The Metropolitan he’d be happy to address his issues following legal resolution. However, he declined to speak on […]

Disposition of Clark’s DUI case still uncertain

Disposition of Clark’s DUI case still uncertain

Derrick Clark, MSU Denver men’s basketball head coach, had a plea hearing June 16, in connection with his recent arrest on suspicion of DUI. Although the district attorney offered a plea agreement, Clark didn’t immediately accept it or enter a plea. The case has been continued, with the next court date set for July 16. […]

Roadrunners’ road back to Evansville derailed in first round

Roadrunners’ road back to Evansville derailed in first round

After a closely contested matchup, Metro fell short of Midwestern State, 58-56 in the first round of the NCAA Division II tournament. The Roadrunners gave an impressive effort which did show up on the stat sheet, but that valiant determination was trumped due to late questionable calls at the Wisdom Gym in Stephenville, Texas March […]

Runners No. 1

Runners No. 1

The Metro men’s basketball team returned to No. 1 in the nation Feb. 4. The Roadrunners are 18-1 overall and undefeated (15-0) in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference. Head coach Derrick Clark’s team has extended its winning streak to 15 games after losing to then-No. 7 Western Washington University Nov. 30, 2013 in Bellingham, Wash. […]

It pays to be a winner: Basketball coaches get multi-year contracts

Metro has announced multi-year contracts with multiple bonuses for men’s basketball coach Derrick Clark and women’s basketball coach Tanya Haave. In addition to the bonuses already in place for players’ academic success, Clark and Haave will now have incentives to not only reach the NCAA Division II national championship game, but to win. “The biggest […]