Tyler Hundley has been named the new Head Coach of the Nichols College Men’s Basketball team. Hundley, a three-time MASCAC Coach of the Year, joins Nichols after a successful tenure at Worcester State University, where he led the team to back-to-back conference championships and NCAA tournament appearances. Nichols' Vice President and Director of Athletics Jack Hayes expressed confidence in Hundley’s ability to lead the program to new heights. Hundley's record includes an impressive 40-16 over the last two seasons and a history of developing award-winning players.

By the Numbers
  • 40-16: Hundley's record over the last two seasons at Worcester State
  • 22: Program-record wins in the 2022-23 season
  • 4: Consecutive win streaks recorded
  • 82-55: Hundley’s overall record at Worcester State
  • 45-15: Conference record at Worcester State
Yes, But

While Hundley’s track record at Worcester State is stellar, the competitive landscape at Nichols College may present new challenges. Historical team dynamics and academic pressures could impact performance, and consistent success will require adapting to unique institutional demands.

State of Play
  • Nichols College has cultivated a strong basketball tradition.
  • Hundley's predecessor left a capable and motivated team.
What's Next

Hundley aims to continue Nichols College’s winning tradition, leveraging his experience in leading teams to conference championships and NCAA tournament appearances. His immediate goal includes maintaining and building upon the team’s competitive edge in the upcoming season.

Bottom Line

Tyler Hundley’s appointment brings a blend of proven success and promising vision to Nichols College Men’s Basketball. The transition marks a pivotal moment aimed at sustaining and enhancing the program's legacy.