Billy Wright

Western Illinois Staff Update

Western Illinois men’s basketball head coach Billy Wright announced the hiring of Jestin Anderson and Joshua Jones to his coaching staff. Anderson was most recently an assistant at Quincy University for the past three seasons, while Jones was most recently an assistant at Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Mo. for the past two seasons. Anderson was a

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OFFICIAL: Mark Vershaw Joins Western Illinois Staff

Back on June 11th, reported that Virginia administrative staffer Mark Vershaw would be named as an assistant on Billy Wright’s staff at Western Illinois.  The official announcement was made today when Wright introduced Vershaw, completing Western Illinois’ coaching staff for the 2015-16 season. Mark Vershaw, who spent time at Illinois State during the 2011-12 academic

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Western Illinois Dirt…

I have heard that Virginia Operations Assistant Mark Vershaw is the leader for the vacant assistant position on Billy Wright’s staff at Western Illinois.  Vershaw has been on Tony Bennett’s at UVa staff for the past three seasons.  The former Wisconsin standout (played for Dick Bennett) has also worked in an administrative role at Illinois

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