Inge Nissen

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Inge Nissen
Personal information
NationalityDanish
Listed height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Career information
CollegeOld Dominion (1976–1980)
PositionPower forward / Center
Coaching career1989–present
Career history
As player:
1980–1981Chicago Hustle
As coach:
1989–2015FIU (assistant)
2015FIU (Interim HC)
Career highlights and awards
As player
Women's Basketball Hall of Fame

Inge Nissen is a Danish basketball player and coach. A member of the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame, Nissen was a star for the Danish national team and a college All-American at Old Dominion University.[1] After her playing career, Nissen became an assistant coach for long-time Florida International University coach Cindy Russo and was named interim head coach when Russo retired during the 2014–15 season.[2]

Old Dominion University statistics[edit]

Source[3]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high
Year Team GP Points FG% FT% RPG APG BPG PPG
1976-77 Old Dominion 32 592 52.3% 53.9% 12.8 1.8 2.5 18.5
1977-78 Old Dominion 32 662 47.2% 70.8% 11.8 1.0 2.5 20.7
1978-79 Old Dominion 34 749 52.1% 74.7% 10.0 0.8 4.5 22.0
1979-80 Old Dominion 37 644 43.7% 70.3% 10.3 1.9 2.6 17.4
Career 135 2647 48.7% 68.3% 11.2 1.4 1.9 19.6

Head coaching record[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
FIU Panthers (Conference USA) (2015–2015)
2014–15 FIU 0–13* 0–13* 14th
Total: 0–13

* Nissen became interim head coach on January 22, 2015 following the resignation of Cindy Russo. Their combined records for the 2014–15 season is 3–26 (0–18 C-USA).[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Voepel, Mechelle (June 8, 2012). "Nissen gets her time in spotlight". ESPN.com. Retrieved May 2, 2015.
  2. ^ Neal, David (January 22, 2015). "Longtime FIU women's basketball coach Cindy Russo retires". Miami Herald. Retrieved May 2, 2015.
  3. ^ "ODU Media Guide" (PDF). www.odusports.com. Retrieved 2017-09-04.
  4. ^ "C-USA Standings - 2014-15". ESPN. Retrieved June 9, 2016.

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