Dunlap coached Loyola Marymount for the past six seasons and posted an 81-108 record. Loyola Marymount athletic director Craig Pintens announced in March that the school and Dunlap had agreed to part ways.
Dunlap coached the Bobcats for the 2012-13 season and worked as an assistant with the Denver Nuggets from 2006 to 2008. He also coached Metropolitan State to Division II national titles in 2000 and 2002. He worked as a college assistant at Arizona, Oregon and St. John's, where he briefly served as an interim head coach.