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Col­lege Ath­letic As­so­ci­a­tion and the tour­na­ment’s round of 32. In 2012-13 the Ox­ford bas­ket­ball team won 23 games, one sea­son after go­ing 21-10.

Prior to com­ing to Ox­ford Stubbs was an as­sis­tant at More­house Col­lege for 13 years, and played for the At­lanta school four years prior to that.

Stubbs helped the Ma­roon Tigers reach the NCAA Di­vi­sion II Fi­nal Four and earn a na­tional No. 1 rank­ing by Sports Il­lus­trated in his ju­nior sea­son.

Stubbs now looks to con­tinue his suc­cess in ath­let­ics as Ox­ford con­tin­ues to grow its ath­let­ics pro­gram.

That growth took its first step two years ago when the ath­letic de­part­ment, stu­dent recre­ation de­part­ment and cred­it­bear­ing health classes were merged into one unit – the Cen­ter for Health­ful Liv­ing pro­gram.

With the ath­letic de­part­ment a part of the Cen­ter for Health­ful Liv­ing, Stubbs works un­der the pro­gram’s di- rec­tor Amanda Yu and with As­sis­tant Ath­letic Di­rec­tor for Fa­cil­i­ties, Peter Sher­rard. Stubbs thinks this is the first col­lege pro­gram in the coun­try to take this ap­proach to its ath­letic de­part­ment, and so far it’s work­ing.

“It re­ally has got­ten off to a good start,” Stubbs said. “We’re try­ing to pro­mote com­bin­ing re­sources on cam­pus for the sin­gle pur­pose of healthy liv­ing.”

Stubbs will now look to con­tinue that strong start, as he takes Ox­ford to a fu­ture of Ea­gles’ ath­let­ics with new sports and new heights.

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