“I understand the expectations and standards that have been built for the men’s basketball program and guarantee I am going to give my very best every day.”
ETSU had been seeking a coach since Wake Forest hired Forbes on Thursday to replace the fired Danny Manning. Shay had been serving as interim coach while school officials decided on Forbes’ permanent replacement.
Before coming to ETSU, Shay worked as an assistant coach at North Dakota, Northwest Florida State College, Tennessee, Milwaukee and Mercyhurst (Pennsylvania) College. He’s a former Iowa walk-on.
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