ETSU named Jason Shay the 17th head coach in program history on May 6, 2020. Shay spent the last five seasons as the Buccaneers’ assistant coach where ETSU compiled an overall record of 130-43. The 130 wins are the most over a five-year run in program history, while ranking 15th nationally since the start of the 2015-16 season. The Bucs also won two Southern Conference regular season championships, two SoCon Tournament championships and made two NCAA Tournament appearances. To learn more about Coach Shay, click here for his bio.
Wes Miller, the longest tenured head coach in the Southern Conference, finished his ninth season as the UNCG men’s basketball coach in 2019-20 after taking over the reins of the program in December of 2011 on an interim basis. Miller has spent the last nine years building a championship-mentality throughout the program and has laid the groundwork for future success. The Spartans secured their fourth straight 20-plus win season in 2019-20, finishing 23-9 (13-5) and reaching the Southern Conference tournament quarterfinals. UNCG student-athletes set multiple individual program records during Miller's ninth season, while the team's 14 wins at home are the third most any Spartan contingency has had in a single year. For more on Coach Miller, click here.