|James N. Ashmore|
|Sport(s)||Football, basketball, baseball|
|Born||November 11, 1878|
|Died||April 27, 1944 (aged 65)|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|Head coaching record|
College Football Data Warehouse
James Newton Ashmore (November 11, 1878 – April 27, 1944) was an American football, basketball and baseball coach. He served as the head football coach at the State College of Washington (now Washington State University) (1903), Millikin University (1904–1906, 1909–1913), Western Maryland College (now McDaniel College) (1907–1908) and DePauw University (1922–1924), compiling a career college football record of 61–46–9. Ashmore was also the head basketball coach at Washington State (1904–1905), Millikin (1905–1907, 1909–1914), the University of Colorado at Boulder (1914–1917), the University of Iowa (1920–1922), DePauw (1923–1924) and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1926–1931), tallying a career college basketball mark of 178–117. In addition, he was the head baseball coach at Washington State (1904), Millikin (1905–1906, 1910–1914, 1940), Iowa (1920–1922), DePauw (1923–1924) and North Carolina (1927–1931) amassing a career college baseball record of 170–99–6.
Ashmore was the eighth head coach for the Washington State Cougars football team and held the position for the 1903 season. His coaching record at Washington State was 3 wins, 3 losses, and 2 ties. As of the conclusion of the 2007 season, this ranks him 23rd at Washington State in total wins and 17th at Washington State in winning percentage (.500).
Head coaching record
|Washington State Cougars (Independent) (1903)|
|Millikin Big Blue () (1904–1906)|
|Western Maryland Green Terror () (1907–1908)|
|Millikin Big Blue () (1909–1913)|
|DePauw Tigers (Independent) (1922–1924)|
|North Carolina Tar Heels (Southern Conference) (1926–1931)|
|1926–27||North Carolina||17–7||7–3||8th||Southern Conference Tournament Semifinal|
|1927–28||North Carolina||17–2||8–1||T–3rd||Southern Conference Tournament Round of Sixteen|
|1928–29||North Carolina||17–8||12–2||2nd||Southern Conference Tournament Quarterfinal|
|1929–30||North Carolina||14–11||4–7||6th||Southern Conference Tournament Round of Sixteen|
|1930–31||North Carolina||15–9||6–6||T–9th||Southern Conference Tournament Quarterfinal|
Conference regular season champion
Conference tournament champion
- "James N. Ashmore". The New York Times. April 28, 1944. http://select.nytimes.com/mem/archive/pdf?res=F60C1FFB3A54107B93CAAB178FD85F408485F9. Retrieved July 22, 2010.
- College Football Reference Washington State University Football Records
- Miami Herald Washington State University all-time football records
- Washington State Cougars coaching records
- Year-by-Year Results (PDF), 2005 McDaniel College Media Guide, p. 42–43, McDaniel College, 2005.
- James N. Ashmore at the College Football Data Warehouse
- James N. Ashmore as College Basketball at Sports Reference.com
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