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Belmont Head Coach Rick Byrd Announces Retirement

Belmont head coach Rick Byrd has officially announced his retirement.

Byrd has coached 33 years and has 805 career wins, which ranks 12th all-time among Division I coaches.

Here are details via a Belmont press release:

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – – Belmont University men’s basketball head coach Rick Byrd announced his retirement Monday after 33 years leading one of the most respected college basketball programs in America.

“For the past 33 years, it has been my privilege to work with, and for, a remarkable community of men and women at Belmont University,” Byrd said.