Arkansas State to Introduce Baylor Assistant McCasland as New Head Basketball Coach on Wednesday

The Arkansas State Athletics Department has announced it will hold an 11:00 a.m. (CT) press conference Wednesday, March 16, announcing Grant McCasland as its new head men’s basketball coach.  The press conference will be held on the Arkansas State University campus at the Convocation Center auditorium.

The press conference is open to working media and the public, and it will be streamed lived on, the A-State Athletics Department’s Facebook page (AStateRedWolves), YouTube page (AStateRedWolves) and Twitter account (@AStateRedWolves).  Those attending the press conference should enter at the Convocation Center’s lower red entrance to gain access to the auditorium.

McCasland most recently spent the last five seasons as an assistant coach at Baylor, helping lead the Bears to NCAA Tournament appearances in 2012, 2014, 2015 and 2016.  Prior to Baylor, he spent two seasons as the head coach at Midwestern State and led the program to back-to-back Elite Eight appearances in the NCAA Division II Tournament.  McCasland also has head coaching experience at the junior college level, leading Midland College to the 2007 NJCAA national championship.

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