Kellen McCoy joins WSU basketball coaching staff

Thursday , March 06, 2014 - 12:04 PM

Roy Burton

OGDEN -- One of the 50 greatest players in WeberState men’s basketball history will be back on the bench at the Dee EventsCenter next season as an assistant coach.

Kellen McCoy is expected to be officially announced bythe school Tuesday.

McCoy, listed at just 5-foot-6, made a big impact on theBig Sky Conference in just two seasons in Ogden. The point guard led theWildcats to a 15-1 league record in 2008-09 and was named Big Sky MVP as asenior, averaging a team-best 14.1 points per game while shooting 47.3 percentfrom beyond the arc during conference games.

The Norman, Okla., native played at Northern OklahomaCollege before transferring to Weber State to play for head coach Randy Rahe in2007-08.

McCoy was a grad assistant for the University of Oklahomamen’s basketball team last year and was previously an assistant at Division IIschool Emporia State in Kansas. He played professional basketball in Sweden fortwo seasons, averaging 18.4 points per game for Boras Basket in 2010-11.

McCoy replaces Keith Berard, who served one season as anassistant at WSU.

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