men's basketball Coaches
- Head Men's Basketball Coach(315) 229-5836
A proven winner as a head coach, Chris Downs has led St. Lawrence University to 11 postseason appearances. In his 14 years at the helm of the Saints, Downs has guided St. Lawrence to an NCAA Elite Eight, an NCAA Sweet 16, an ECAC Championship, two ECAC finals, and numerous conference championships.
Coach Downs, who became the all-time winningest coach in St. Lawrence men's basketball history in February of 2010, has compiled a career record of 229-144 for an average of nearly 17 victories per year. He has led the team to the two highest single-season win totals in the school's history - 23 in 2007 and 24 in 1998 - while also guiding the Scarlet and Brown to a first or second place finish in the conference in 10 of his 14 seasons.
- Assistant Men's Basketball Coach(315) 229-5361
Greg Miller, the former assistant coach at Susquehanna University, joined the St. Lawrence University men's basketball staff in the fall of 2012.
Prior to serving as the assistant coach for the Crusaders, Miller played professionally in Europe in countries including France, Germany, Sweden and Switzerland.
Miller attended the University of Delaware and graduated in 2001 with a degree in business management and marketing with a minor in economics. A tri-captain his senior season, he led the Blue Hens to the NCAA tournament twice under current Notre Dame head coach Mike Brey.
Miller was the first Delaware player to win 20 games in each of his four seasons and to play in four conference finals, winning two. He also holds the University and America East Conference records with 46 consecutive made free throws.
- Men's Basketball Faculty/Staff Mentor(315) 229-5436
Dr. Keith S. Evans will serve as the Faculty/Staff Mentor for the men's basketball team for the 2012-13 season.
Evans is currently an Assistant Professor of Economics at St. Lawrence University. He comes from a pre-doctoral fellow at the Center for Environmental Economics and Sustainability Policy and Department of Economics at Arizona State University.
Dr. Evans received his Ph.D. in Economics at Iowa State University where he specialized in environmental and resource economics, and applied econometrics. His current research focuses on the behavior of individuals under dynamic settings of uncertainty with learning and on recent advances in estimating Hicksian measures of welfare for non-marginal changes in spatially delineated amenities.
Dr. Evans' recent work has involved studies regarding the behavior of fishing cooperatives, markets for tradable property rights, and the remediation of Superfund sites.