Friday, March 30, 2012

Incoming Big Sky member Southern Utah University announces Nick Robinson as new Mens Basketball Head Coach


Nick Robinson; photo from abc4.com
Good Morning Eagle Fans!  In case you missed it, one of the new member universities of the Big Sky Conference filled their Head Coaching vacancy yesterday.  The Southern Utah University Thunderbirds announced that former Stanford hoopster Nick Robinson has agreed to become the school's 8th Head Coach in their 49 year history.

The Thunderbirds will enter the Big Sky Conference for the 2012-2013 basketball season.  Last year they finished 6th in the Summit League standings (8-10, 14-17) and advanced to the second round of the Summit League tournament before losing to South Dakota State.  They will be returning their top scorer (14.1 pts per game) in 6'4" Junior Forward Jackson Stevenett he also led the Thunderbirds in rebounds (5.7) and blocks (0.7).