McMahan steps down as Bentonville boys basketball coach

Assistant coaches Cole, Stadel also turn in resignations for overseas opportunities

Posted: April 8, 2017 at 1 a.m.

Bentonville coach Jason McMahan, who resigned to take on new challenges in the African country of Mali.
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Bentonville coach Jason McMahan, who resigned to take on new challenges in the African country of Mali.

Mali has become an important part of the lives of Jason McMahan and Brandon Cole, especially since the two of them have been over there for basketball camps each of the past three summers.

Bentonville assistant coach Brandon Cole, who resigned to take on new challenges in the African country of Mali.

At a Glance

Jason McMahan coaching record at Bentonville High

2009-10: 8-19 (2-12 7A-West)

2010-11: 15-14 (6-8 7A-West)

2011-12: 15-14 (5-9 7A-West)

2012-13: 22-9 (9-5 7A/6A-West)

2013-14: 20-5 (12-2 7A/6A-West)

2014-15: 21-7 (12-2 7A-West)

2015-16: 21-9 (11-3 7A-West)

2016-17: 16-11 (12-2 7A-West)

Record at Bentonville: 138-88 (69-43 in conference)

Three years at Siloam Springs: 57-27 (15-10, 22-8, 20-9)

Overall record: 195-115

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