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Colorado State's coaching search began when head coach Tim Miles left to take over Nebraska. Now it appears that they've found their man - Ernie Kent.
Kent most recently coached at Oregon, where he turned around the Ducks but wasn't able to sustain the success. He led Oregon to three NCAA tournament appearances in his first six years, but only two over the final seven. Prior to that, he coached at Saint Mary's. There, he took over a bad team, and led them to a conference title and the NCAA tourney in his sixth season.
As an assistant coach, one of his stops was Colorado State.
The 57-year old is a west coast veteran with roots and recruiting connections in Illinois, but what about his style? What should fans of the Rams expect to see?
As usual, it begins with tempo. Tim Miles' clubs weren't blazers, but they were typically around - or just above - the NCAA average in possessions per game. Here are Miles and Kent's tempo since advanced stats became a...
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Colorado State on Tuesday reached a deal in principle with Ernie Kent to become its next head coach, CBS Sports reported, citing a source.
Kent was fired as Oregon coach after going 16-16 in the 2009-10 season. He guided the team to two Elite Eights in 13 years there.
The 57-year-old replaces Tim Miles, who left Colorado State to take the top job at Nebraska last month.
Colorado State introduced Larry Eustachy as its basketball coach Thursday.
The 56-year-old Eustachy comes to the Rams from Southern Mississippi, where directed the Golden Eagles to a 25-9 record -- 11-5 in Conference USA -- and the school's first NCAA tournament appearance since 1991.
Southern Mississippi was 142-113 in eight seasons under Eustachy. During 19 seasons, he is...
Colorado State introduced Larry Eustachy as its basketball Thursday.
The 56-year-old Eustachy comes to the Rams from Southern Mississippi, where directed the Golden Eagles to a 25-9 record - 11-5 in Conference USA - and the school's first NCAA tournament appearance since 1991.
Southern Mississippi was 142-113 in eight seasons under Eustachy. During 19 seasons, he is 402-258...
A person familiar with the hiring says Larry Eustachy is set to become Colorado State's basketball coach.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity to The Associated Press because the deal is only agreed upon and not finalized.
The embattled coach takes over for Tim Miles, who left for Nebraska last month after leading the Rams to the NCAA tournament.
Eustachy is coming off...
Three Colorado State University football players have been suspended as police investigate an assault near the campus that injured four people, two of them seriously.
For Collins Police said Monday no one has been arrested. Police declined to say whether the suspended football players have been interviewed, citing the ongoing investigation.
Colorado State identified the suspended...
((HT: 9News/Denver)Looks like new Colorado State head coach Jim McElwain is getting to hit the ground running when it comes to disciplining his players...He's sitting three temporarily/indefinitely while an investigation is ongoing involving the assault of other CSU students."It's unacceptable to this program and this university," McElwain said on Monday. "...
Larry Eustachy is coming off a 25-9 season at Southern Mississippi.