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Long-time Notre Dame Fighting Irish boys basketball coach Mike Rapone is going for his 600th career win tonight against Kendall.

The class of 1971 alumnus currently stands at 599 total wins following an 83-52 win against Holley on Jan. 25.

WBTA will broadcast the potential-milestone game live at 7 p.m. tonight from Notre Dame High School.

Coach Rapone currently holds the Section V record for most varsity boys basketball victories, and he will be the first to reach the 600-win plateau.

Here is more about Coach Rapone by the numbers, courtesy of the school:

 2   - NYSPHSAA Boys Basketball State Titles: 1992, 2001

3   - Section V “Coach of the Year” : 1992, 1995, 1997

4   - Genesee Region “Coach of the Year”:  1982, 1992, 2010, 2012

5  - NYSPHSAA “Final 4” Appearances: 1981, 1992, 1997, 2001, 2012

5 – NYSPHSAA “Far Western Regional Victories [5-0 overall record] –

      See  above-stated “Final  4” appearances dates

8 – Section V Boys Basketball Champion Titles [Tied for 2nd  all time in Section V]

13 - #1 Seed Designation in Section V Tournament: 1981, 1982, 1986, 1992, 1995,

       1996, 1997, 2002, 2004, 2008, 2009, 2012

17 -Section V Boys Basketball Finalist Appearances [2nd all time in Section V]

27 - Genesee Region [GR] League Divisional Championships (‘81-‘12)

 

Notre Dame Fighting Irish Boys Basketball Records

1 – Best winning Percentage in Section V Boys Basketball since 1975 – 80.67%

Current win streaks:

47 straight Home wins (last home loss 1-25-08 to Attica 63-50)

56 straight League wins (last league loss 1-15-09 @ O-A 69-60)

32 year Home court record: 262-28

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Bolded Info: Source – 2013 Section V Boys Basketball Handbook

Non-Bolded: ND High School Records

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