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Bibbs Milestones

Courtesy: NC A&T Sports Information
          Release: 02/27/2012
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November 13, 1984: Patricia Cage Bibbs made her collegiate coaching debut at Grambling State University against Kansas State in Topeka, Kan. The Tigers lost the game 92-70.

November 17, 1984: Bibbs earned her first career win as a collegiate head coach, defeating Texas Southern 99-67 at Texas Southern.

January 17, 1987: After getting her first career win against Texas Southern, three years later she earned her 100th career win against Texas Southern at her home court in Grambling.

February 23, 1987: Bibbs' Grambling team defeated Jackson State 102-75 to clinch the SWAC regular-season title. It would be the first of Bibbs' seven regular-season title in 13 seasons at Grambling.

March 5, 1988: The Grambling Tigers defeated Mississippi Valley State 73-64 to lead Bibbs to the first of her six SWAC Tournament championships. At the time, there was no automatic NCAA Tournament bid for the SWAC.

March 5, 1994: Grambling defeated Alcorn State and legendary coach Shirley Walker 112- 97 in the SWAC Tournament championship. It was her fourth SWAC Tournament championship, but this championship came with a bonus.

March 13, 1994: By virtue of the NCAA women's basketball tournament expanding from 48 teams to 64 teams, the SWAC Tournament champion earned an automatic bid in 1994, thus putting Bibbs and Grambling in their first NCAA Tournament game.

March 17, 1994: Grambling gave No. 2 seed Vanderbilt a tough time before losing to the Commodores 95-85 in Bibbs' first coached NCAA game.

Nov. 27, 1995: Grambling defeated Baptist Christian 121-25 at Grambling. It was Bibbs' 200th career victory and still stands as the most lopsided win of her career.

Feb. 27, 1997: Bibbs' Grambling team defeated Jackson State 97-66 to complete Bibbs' first and only undefeated conference season as the Tigers finished the SWAC 15-0.

March 8, 1997: Bibbs won the last of her six SWAC tournaments in a 66-55 win over Alcorn State. Six days later she would coach her final game at Grambling in a NCAA Tournament loss to Tennessee.

Nov. 18, 1997: Bibbs coached her first game as the head women's basketball coach at Hampton University. The Pirates lost to East Carolina 59-58 in Greenville, N.C. A week later, Bibbs earned her first win as the Pirates head coach with a 76-74 win over Richmond.

March 11, 2000: Bibbs won her 300th career game with a 66-64 win over Norfolk State in the MEAC Tournament championship game. It was the first of Bibbs' three MEAC Tournament championship wins.

March 13, 2004: Bibbs led the Pirates to their third MEAC Tournament championship with a 65- 50 win over Delaware State. Eight days later she would coach her final game at Hampton University in a NCAA Tournament loss to Penn State.

March 30, 2005: After taking a year off from coaching, Bibbs was announced as the seventh head coach in the history of the North Carolina A&T women's program during a press conference at N.C. A&T's Bryan Fitness and Wellness Center.

Nov. 18, 2005: Bibbs made her Aggies coaching debut at Elon University. She lost to the Phoenix 75-70.

Jan. 9, 2006: After enduring the longest losing streak of her career - 11 games - Bibbs won her first game as the head coach of the Aggies with a thrilling 50-49 win over Delaware State in Dover, Del.

Nov. 23, 2007: Five players score in double figures to lead the Aggies to an 88-62 win over UNC Asheville. The win gave Bibbs her 400th career win, making her the 38th active women's basketball coach to accomplish the feat.

Feb. 11, 2008: Brittanie Taylor-James scored 18 points and Ta'Wuana Cook added 13 points and eight assists to lead the Aggies to an 89-55 win over Bethune-Cookman. The win was the Aggies 10th straight, breaking a school record.

March 1, 2008: Amber Bland scored 24 points and grabbed nine rebounds to help the Aggies defeat Howard 84-71. The win clinched the MEAC regular-season title for the Aggies. It marked the 10th time Bibbs has won a regular-season championship.

March 10, 2008: Bibbs is named MEAC Coach of the Year at the annual MEAC Tournament Basketball Banquet. It is the ninth time in her career she has been the conference Coach of the Year.

March 14, 2008: The Aggies erased a six-point overtime deficit in less than 2 ½ minutes to beat Hampton 74-71 in overtime of the MEAC Tournament semifinals. The win earned Bibbs her sixth appearance in the MEAC title game in her 11th season coaching in the MEAC.

March 21, 2008: The Aggies face the South Carolina Gamecocks in the first round of the WNIT. It is Bibbs' seventh postseason appearance.

January 19, 2009: Bibbs watched as Brittanie Taylor-James scored her 1,000th career point. Taylor-James joined Ta'Wuana Cook and Amber Bland has 1,000-point scorers on the same team. It was a first in Bibbs' career. Bibbs also witnessed the Aggies come from 15 down with 10 minutes remaining to beat conference foe Delaware State.

February 28, 2009: North Carolina A&T defeated Howard 84-60 to clinch the Aggies second consecutive MEAC regular-season title. It was the Aggies first back-to-back regular-season titles in 18 seasons.

March 14, 2009: Tournament MVP Amber Bland scored 18 points to help Bibbs win her 10th conference tournament championship with a 76-54 defeat of her former employer, Hampton University. It was Bibbs' first title as the Aggies head coach.

March 21, 2009: Bibbs leads the Aggies to their first NCAA Tournament game in 15 years as N.C. A&T takes on Florida State at Gwinnett Arena in Duluth, Ga. The Aggies trailed the regular-season ACC champs by just three with a little more than 11 minutes to play, and eventually lost 83-71.

Nov. 13, 2009: N.C. A&T played Marist in the preseason WNIT. The preseason WNIT consists of some of the premier programs in the country. The Aggies' invite showcased how much national recognition the Aggies have received from the women's basketball world.

Feb. 27, 2010: Ta'Wuana "Tweet" Cook scored 33 points to lead the Aggies to a 72-53 win over Coppin State in Baltimore. The win clinched the Aggies third straight MEAC regular-season title. The win also secured the Aggies third straight 20-win season.

March 18, 2010: In what was an uplifting moment for North Carolina A&T State University, the Aggies traveled to Winston-Salem, N.C., and blew out Wake Forest of the ACC 72-53 in the first round of the WNIT. It marked the first time in school history the Aggies defeated an ACC school.

March 21, 2010: N.C. A&T continued to make Aggies proud as they defeated Charlotte 79-70 in the second round of the WNIT. The Aggies became the first HBCU to win two consecutive games in an NCAA.

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