During a press conference held Monday afternoon inside Gordon Ball Court, East Tennessee State University Director of Athletics Scott Carter announced the hiring of Desmond Oliver as the new head coach of the ETSU men’s basketball program. Oliver, who spent the last six seasons as an assistant coach at Tennessee, becomes the 18th head coach in
According to multiple reports, including one from News Channel 11’s Kenny Hawkins, East Tennessee State will name Desmond Oliver as their new head men’s basketball coach. A 3pm press conference has been scheduled for today. Oliver has served as an assistant on Rick Barnes staff at the University of Tennessee for the past six seasons.