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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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East Tennessee State names and odds

The search at East Tennessee State to replace Steve Forbes is underway, and has been a pretty interesting one so far. Many thought assistant (and current interim head coach) Jason Shay would be promoted fairly quickly – that obviously hasn’t happened. I have heard that the president is actively involved in this one, and interviews

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Samford Basketbal Staff Update

New Samford Head Men’s Basketball Coach Bucky McMillan announced the first hires for his 2020-21 coaching staff. Legendary former Birmingham-Southern head coach Duane Reboul will serve as special assistant to the head coach. Jake Headrick has been hired as associate head coach and recruiting coordinator. Gerald Gillion will serve as an assistant coach. Matthew Powell, the

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SAMFORD DIRT: Bulldogs expected to hire HS Coach

Samford is expected to name Bucky McMillan as their new head basketball coach. The official announcement is set for Monday April 6th at 10am. The 36-year old McMillan has has won five state championships at nearby Mountain Brook High School. The Birmingham native has been at MBHS for the past 12 seasons. He would replace

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Belmont to name court for Rick Byrd

Former head coach will also have endowed scholarship in his name Belmont University Director of Athletics Scott Corley announced Thursday a series of initiatives to honor former men’s basketball head coach Rick Byrd. Firstly, Belmont is naming the playing surface at the Curb Event Center Rick Byrd Court, with a formal ceremony to precede the

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