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David Riley is new EWU men's coach


Last updated 4/1/2021 at 11am

EWU Athletics

Eastern Washington University has promote men's basketball associate coach David Riley to the head coaching position vacated by Shantay Legans. Legans accepted a head coaching position at the University of Portland after guiding the Eagles to a Big Sky Conference title and NCAA tournament appearance this season.

CHENEY - Continuing the tradition of hiring from within and rewarding program loyalty, Eastern Washington promoted associate head coach David Riley to fill the vacancy left when Shantay Legans was hired away by the University of Portland on March 22.

Previously Aaron Best in 2017 was named to succeed Beau Baldwin in football and Legans, in the same year, were both assistant coaches who earned promotions. The 2021-22 season will be Riley's 11th in Eastern's program and his eighth as a coach.

"I am honored and excited about being named the next head coach of Eastern Washington University," Ri...

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