Lennie Acuff leaving UAH to coach basketball at Lipscomb University

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - UAH men's basketball coach Lennie Acuff is leaving the school for a coaching job at Lipscomb University in Nashville.

UAH announced Acuff's departure Tuesday afternoon.

"I want to thank everyone associated with UAH for giving me the opportunity to serve as the men's basketball coach for the past 22 years," Acuff said in a statement from the university. "It has been an amazing journey, and I will cherish every moment that I was allowed to represent UAH. I hope that all the players who have worn the Charger uniform know how much they mean to me, and they have impacted my life in so many ways."

Acuff, a Huntsville native, is the Gulf South Conference's all-time leader in victories, with a 437-214 record in 22 seasons at UAH. He has an overall coaching record of 554-325.

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