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ETSU Basketball Staff Update

First-year ETSU men’s basketball head coach Desmond Oliver announced on Monday the hiring of his entire coaching staff. Patrice Days, Mark Bialkoski and Mantoris Robinson have been named assistant coaches, while Oliver named Lucas Campbell the Director of Basketball Operations and Sunny Park the Director of Basketball Sport Performance.   “I’m very excited to finally have

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Daily Dirt – 4/6/21

Catching up on a bunch of things after watching Baylor blow the doors off of Gonzaga last night… Search firm updates: UMBC is using TurnkeyZRG. Central Michigan has hired DHR International. Keep an eye on the Rodney Terry to Texas rumors. Chip Brown from Horns 247 is reporting that this is done, and the UTEP

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OFFICIAL: Oliver named Head Basketball Coach at ETSU

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

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BREAKING: Shay out at ETSU

Jason Shay is out after just one season as the head basketball coach at East Tennessee State. “After much consultation and deliberation, I have decided it is in the best interest of myself, my family and the ETSU men’s basketball program to no longer continue as the head basketball coach,” Shay said in a statement.

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Avery added to ETSU Men’s Basketball Staff

East Tennessee State University men’s basketball head coach Jason Shay announced on Thursday that Jalen Avery has been added to the Buccaneer coaching staff. Avery, a four-year standout at Kent State University, will be a graduate assistant for the Bucs. “Jalen comes from a very successful program as a player under Rob Senderoff at Kent State,” said

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Wise named Assistant Basketball Coach at ETSU

ETSU men’s basketball head coach Jason Shay announced the addition of Matt Wise as an assistant coach to the Buccaneer staff on Wednesday.   Wise comes to Johnson City after spending last season as an assistant coach at the University of Wyoming – his second stint with the Cowboys. Prior to Wyoming, Wise spent the 2018-19 season as an assistant coach at Arkansas Little Rock,

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OFFICIAL: Heiar joins ETSU Basketball staff

Not a huge secret here – we’ve been talking about this for weeks now…it’s finally been made official. Here’s the official release from ETSU on the hiring of Greg Heiar as an assistant: East Tennessee State University men’s basketball head coach Jason Shay added another member to his coaching staff as he announced the hiring of

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Daily Dirt – 6/16/20

Today’s edition of the Daily Dirt… Bowling Green assistant Anthony Stacey is headed to the high school level, and will become the head coach at Whitmer HS (OH) as first reported by the Toledo Blade. Stacey, the all-time leading scorer at BGSU, has been on Michael Huger’s staff since 2015. He had previously served as

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Daily Dirt – 5/26/20

A few things to kick off the week following the long weekend.. The Greg Heiar to ETSU rumors seem to be gaining some momentum. It sounds like the LSU assistant could be jumping ship and joining Jason Shay’s staff, with an announcement coming as early as this week. Heiar has been at LSU since 2017

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Donley named DBO at ETSU

ETSU men’s basketball head coach Jason Shay added a familiar face to his coaching staff. Shay announced on Friday that Chad Donley has been named Director of Basketball Operations.  “I am ecstatic to be a part of Coach Shay’s staff,” said Donley, who was selected as one of the 50 Impactful JUCO coaches in the

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Battle joins ETSU Basketball Staff

East Tennessee State University men’s basketball head coach Jason Shay announced the hiring of Turner Battle as an assistant coach on Thursday. Battle comes to Johnson City with 13 years of coaching experience, which includes stints at Buffalo (2007-13), Chattanooga (2013-14) most-recently at UAB (2014-20), where he spent the last four years as an associate

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