Sun Belt

Arkansas State assistant Scutero resigns

Arkansas State assistant men’s basketball coach Mike Scutero has announced his resignation. Scutero had been on Mike Balado’s staff at ASU for the past five seasons. His previous stops included, Arkansas State (2014-16), Kennesaw State (2013-14), Middle Tennessee (2009-13) and Odessa Junior College (2004-09). The veteran assistant released the following statement on Twitter:

Balado inks 2-yr extension at Arkansas State

Arkansas State Vice Chancellor for Intercollegiate Athletics Tom Bowen announced Tuesday that A-State has finalized a two-year contract extension with head men’s basketball coach Mike Balado. “Our men’s basketball program saw improvement and progress this season and is moving in a good direction,” said Bowen. “Coach Balado and I concur that neither of us is satisfied with the overall

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Mathis joins Texas State Men’s Basketball Staff

Texas State Bobcat men’s basketball legend Donte Mathis will join the program’s staff, head coach Terrence “TJ” Johnson announced. Mathis had a decorated four-year career with the Bobcats where he ranks No. 4 all-time with 1,622 points, No. 16 all-time with 567 rebounds, and No. 4 all-time with 161 steals. Mathis led Texas State to a

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Young elevated to Assistant Coach at Arkansas State

Arkansas State men’s basketball head coach Mike Balado announced that Ian Young has been elevated to assistant coach. Young moves to assistant coach after spending the last two seasons as a graduate assistant on staff. “Ian has taken the long road to becoming an assistant coach, but he has earned this role with our program,” said

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Hausladen named Assistant Coach at ULM

ULM head men’s basketball coach Keith Richard announced the hiring of Alex Hausladen as assistant coach.     Hausladen comes to ULM after spending the last eight seasons as the director of basketball operations with Sun Belt Conference rival Texas State. During his time with the Bobcats, Texas State claimed the 2020-21 SBC regular-season championship, posted three

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Crawford joins South Alabama Basketball Staff

University of South Alabama head men’s basketball coach Richie Riley announced Tuesday that Rodney Crawford has been hired as assistant coach. Crawford — who has gained experience as both a head and assistant coach over the past 15 years — joins the program after serving as director of player personnel at Cincinnati the last two

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UT Arlington elevates Young to Head Coach

A veteran on the UT Arlington men’s basketball sidelines for more than a decade, Greg Young has been named the ninth head coach in program history, Director of Athletics Jim Baker announced Monday. A 35-year coaching veteran with deep Lone Star State roots, Young recently completed his 12th season with UTA in 2020-21, having served as

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Appalachian State extends Kerns through 2025-26

On the heels of App State’s first NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament appearance in 21 years, head coach Dustin Kerns has signed a contract extension that runs through the 2025-26 season, Director of Athletics Doug Gillin announced Friday. The extension was approved by Chancellor Sheri Everts and the Appalachian State University Board of Trustees.  In his second year

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