Open main menu

Michael Alan Iuzzolino (born January 22, 1968) is an assistant men's basketball coach at Robert Morris University and a retired professional basketball player. He was selected by the Dallas Mavericks in the second round (35th pick overall) of the 1991 NBA Draft. Iuzzolino, a 5-foot 10 inch point guard, played two years in the National Basketball Association (NBA), both with the Mavericks averaging 9.0 points per game in his career. In 1993, he signed as a free agent with the Orlando Magic, but was waived. After his NBA career, Iuzzolino played professionally in Italy and Spain.

Mike Iuzzolino
Robert Morris Colonials
PositionAssistant coach
LeagueNortheast Conference
Personal information
Born (1968-01-22) January 22, 1968 (age 51)
Altoona, Pennsylvania
NationalityAmerican / Italian
Listed height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Listed weight175 lb (79 kg)
Career information
High schoolAltoona Area
(Altoona, Pennsylvania)
NBA draft1991 / Round: 2 / Pick: 35th overall
Selected by the Dallas Mavericks
Playing career1991–2003
PositionPoint guard
Number55, 13
Career history
As player:
19911993Dallas Mavericks
1993–1994Rochester Renegade
1994Fort Wayne Fury
1994–1995Shreveport Crawdads
1995Rapid City Thrillers
1995–1999Scaligera Verona
1999–2000Adr Roma
2000–2001Olimpia Adecco Milano
2002Lobos Cantabria
2002–2003Edimes Pavia
2003Forum Filatélico
As coach:
2014–2016Canisius (assistant)
2016–presentRobert Morris (assistant)
Career highlights and awards
Career statistics
Points1,096 (9.0 ppg)
Assists522 (4.3 apg)
Rebound238 (2.0 rpg)
Stats at

Iuzzolino played college basketball at Pennsylvania State University and at Saint Francis University. He played high school basketball at Altoona High School in Altoona, Pennsylvania. He was a high school teammate of Doug West, who went on to have a successful NBA career with the Minnesota Timberwolves and Vancouver Grizzlies.

Iuzzolino held assistant coaching positions at Saint Vincent College, Duquesne University, and George Mason University before becoming the director of basketball operations at Canisius College.[1] In 2013, he assumed the same role at the University New Mexico.[2]

Iuzzolino was featured in the 1993 arcade edition of the popular video game NBA Jam. He is an Italian American, and holds an Italian passport.[3] Iuzzolino was inducted into the Blair County Sports Hall of Fame alongside Coach John Swogger. In April 2017, Iuzzolino's number 8 jersey was retired by Scaligera Verona in a ceremony prior to Verona-Treviso game in Italian second division.


External linksEdit