NEW YORK — New York University basketball coach Joe Nesci is retiring after 30 seasons at the helm.
He guided the Violets to the NCAA Division III championship game in the 1993-94 season. He posted a 512-270 (.654) career record.
Nesci’s teams went to seven NCAA tournaments from 1992-98. The Violets had eight seasons with at least 20 wins, including 25-5 during the run to the NCAA final.
He began at NYU in 1984 as an assistant coach and took over the head job midway through the 1988-89 season.