HoopDirt.com has learned that DII Georgia Southwestern will name Ben Hicks as their new Head Basketball Coach at a 3:00pm press conference today. Hicks just wrapped up his fourth season as an assistant coach at Peach Belt Conference foe Columbus State (GA). Before joining Robert Moore’s staff at Columbus State, he worked as an assistant at Jacksonville State, and has also served as the head coach Alabama Southern Community College. Hicks will replace Mike Leeder stepped aside earlier this spring to focus on his duties as the AD. Back on 6/14, Hicks was listed as a finalist for the position by HoopDirt.com (Small College Search Update). More on this once it becomes official.