NSU tabs Downey as men’s basketball head coach

Published 4/11/17

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Matt Reynolds, TNE Writer

NSU has officially hired Mark Downey to be the next head basketball coach for the RiverHawk men’s basketball program. Downey has an impressive resume coming from a Division I assistant coaching position at Fort Wayne (NCAA DI). NSU Athletic Director Tony Duckworth was stoked to get a coach the caliber of Downey to lead the RiverHawks.

Gipson calls it a career

Published 3/2/17

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Matt Reynolds, TNE Writer

Coaches in this day and age rarely stay at the same place for more than five years, much less ten years. Eighteen years at the same institution is nearly unheard of, but that is exactly what Randy Gipson did as the NSU women’s basketball head coach.

The state of NSU Athletics: NSU women’s basketball focuses on recruiting

Published 2/17/17

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Matt Reynolds, TNE Writer

Over the last 17 years, as the head coach of the women’s program at NSU, Randy Gipson has won more games than any other coach before him in program history. Recently, the RiverHawks have undergone a major change, switching conferences to the MIAA.

The state of NSU Athletics: NSU men’s basketball hits rough patch

Published 2/17/17

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Matt Reynolds, TNE Writer

The men’s basketball program at NSU saw a changing of the guard three seasons ago with long time head coach Larry Gipson retiring. NSU athletic director Tony Duckworth found Jason Tinsley out of Louisiana to tab as the next head coach to follow Gipson.


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