Desmond Oliver named ETSU men’s basketball head coach

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JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) — East Tennessee State University officially named Desmond Oliver as its next men’s basketball head coach Monday afternoon.

Oliver comes to ETSU from Tennessee, where he has spent the last six seasons as an assistant coach. He has also served as an assistant coach at several other schools, including Charlotte, Georgia, Rhode Island, St. Bonaventure, and Texas A&M.

This will be his first head coaching job.

Oliver replaces Jason Shay, who resigned last week after his first season as head coach.

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