SDSU Men’s Basketball Coach Otzelberger Hired By UNLV

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South Dakota State University will be searching for a new men’s basketball coach. 

On Wednesday, the University of Nevada Las Vegas announced they hired current SDSU head coach T.J. Otzelberger. Otzelberger has coached the Jackrabbits for the past three seasons after replacing longtime head coach Scott Nagy. 

In his three seasons in Brookings, Otzelberger helped the Jackrabbits to NCAA Tournaments and compiled a record of 70-33. Before coming to Brookings, Otzelberger had two stints as an assistant coach at Iowa State. 

SDSU went 24-9 this season, losing in the first round of the NIT after being upset by Western Illinois 79-76 in the first round of the Summit League Tournament. 

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