FAIRFIELD, Conn – Former SHU Basketball Coach Dave Bike will be appearing on WICC's "Talkin' Sports with the Bird" with John Crowe at 8:05 pm tonight.
Coach Bike was the head basketball coach at Sacred Heart for 35 years before retiring this past off-season. He guided the Pioneers during the transition to Division I status, leading his teams to six Northeast Conference Tournament trips including back-to-back NEC Championship game appearances in 2007 and 2008. He also guided the Pioneers to the 1986 Division II National Championship.
On March 1st, Sacred Heart will be honoring Bike for his dedicated service to the University by renaming the basketball court in the William H. Pitt Center to "Coach Bike Court". The ceremony will take place at halftime of Sacred Heart's senior day game against CCSU at 3:30 pm. The Sacred Heart women's basketball team will host LIU Brooklyn at 1 p.m. on March 1, honoring Amanda Pape, Class of 2007, for her induction into the NEC Hall of Fame.