Brian Agler accomplished what few in the history of college basketball can boast, he led Wittenberg to its only NCAA Division III championship in basketball as a freshman point guard in 1977. The Prospect, Ohio native started all 112 games as a player at Wittenberg scoring 1,243 points and is the school's career assist leader with 481, an average of 4.3 per game. Agler was named most valuable player in the Ohio Athletic Conference and first-team All-America as a senior in 1980. During his career, Wittenberg compiled a 91-21 record (.813) with the national title in 1977 and a third place finish in 1980.
After graduating from Wittenberg, Agler played professional basketball in Europe for a year before starting his coaching career as an assistant at Muhlenberg College. He is now the women's basketball coach at Kansas State University and has a 103-65 record.