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Gilliland joins Mercer Basketball Staff

Head Coach Greg Gary announced the hiring of graduate manager Ben Gilliland, who joins the staff after a stint with the Minnesota Golden Gophers.  Gilliland, a native of Beloit, Wisc. comes to Mercer following two seasons as a student manger with the Golden Gophers’ men’s basketball program. At Minnesota, Gilliland was responsible for creating video

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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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Brenneman elevated to DBO at Mercer

Head men’s basketball coach Greg Gary announced the promotion of Luke Brenneman to Director of Basketball Operations on Wednesday morning.  “I am thankful to Coach Gary and the Mercer athletic department for this opportunity,” said Brenneman. “It is an honor to be chosen for this role. After working with coach Gary as a manager at

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Weir added to VMI Basketball Staff as Assistant DBO

Andrew Weir has been named as the assistant director of operations for the VMI men’s basketball team. Weir competed for four seasons on the Erskine College (S.C.) men’s basketball team as a guard. He was active in other areas of Erskine athletics, serving as a videographer for the football team and a student-assistant recruiter for

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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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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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REPORT: Shay to be named head coach at ETSU

According to a report by Jon Rothstein, East Tennessee State will name Jason Shay as their new head basketball coach. He will replace his former boss Steve Forbes, who became the head coach at Wake Forest last week. Shay has been at ETSU since 2015, and has worked with Forbes at both Northwest Florida and

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