Greg Mason
Greg Mason
Title: Head Coach
Phone: (859) 238-5491
Email: greg.mason@centre.edu
Year: 17th year at Centre
Hometown: Shelbyville, Ky.
College: Centre College `94

Greg Mason, a 1994 Centre graduate, has a career record of 294-111, which ranks as one of the 15 best winning percentages in Division III history.

  • 7 NCAA Tournament appearances (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014)
  • 6 conference tournament titles (2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014)
  • 6 conference regular season titles
  • 2 NABC South Region Coach of the Year awards (2007, 2008)
  • 9 consecutive conference championship game appearances (10 in the last 12 seasons)
  • D3hoops South Region Coach of the Year (2008)
  • 3 SCAC/SAA Coach of the Year Awards (2007, 2008, 2014)
  • 26-3 in 2008 - Best record in school and conference history
  • Highest national ranking in conference history - #2 in 2008
  • 25 straight wins in 2008 - longest winning streak in the nation
  • Only team in SCAC history to finish regular season unbeaten (2008)
  • 7 seasons of 20+ victories (2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2014)
  • 8 times have finished in the top 25 defensively in the nation (4 top 10 finishes in 2007, 2010, 2011, 2013)
  • 27-6 record in the SCAC/SAA Tournament - best in conference history
  • 5 All-American selections
  • 1 Jostens Trophy finalist 

An All-SCAC guard at Centre, Mason scored 1,082 points (23rd all-time) and dished out 374 assists (fifth all-time). At the time of his graduation, he held seven school records, and he currently holds school records for most three-pointers in a career (244) and best three-point percentage in a single season (51.6). During Mason's four years as a starter, Centre posted a 64-37 record, with three conference championships and an NCAA appearance in 1992. The three conference championships were part of a remarkable 11 straight the Colonels won between 1983 and 1993.

Along with his school records, Mason also still ranks highly in several SCAC categories, including single-season assists average, three-point field goals made, three-point field goals made per game, and three-point field goal percentage. The Centre alum also ranks near the top in conference history for a career in free-throw percentage, three-point field goal percentage, and career three-point field goals made. During his 13 years as head coach at Centre, Mason has coached 34 All-SCAC selections, including four SCAC Players of the Year, two NABC Second Team All-Americans in Reggie Magnusson and Thomas Britt, and a finalist for the prestigious Jostens Trophy in Danny Noll. Under Mason, the Colonels also have excelled in the classroom. Over the last six years, the men's basketball team has placed 36 players on the SCAC Academic Honor Roll. In 2006 alone, Centre put 10 of its 15 men's basketball players (67%) on the Honor Roll, tying for the most of any SCAC school.

Prior to becoming head coach at Centre, Mason was an assistant at Division II power Kentucky Wesleyan for a year before returning to Centre as an assistant for three seasons. While at Kentucky Wesleyan, Mason worked with two National Coaches of the Year, Wayne Boultinghouse and Ray Harper.