DAYTON, Ohio (AP) Wright State has hired South Dakota State’s Scott Nagy as its basketball coach.
The Ohio school said Monday he will succeed Billy Donlon, a former Horizon Conference coach of the year who was fired after six seasons.
Nagy has led South Dakota State to the NCAA Tournament three of the last five seasons. This season he led the Jackrabbits to a 26-8 record and a Summit League Tournament championship.
South Dakota State lost to Maryland 79-74 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. In 21 seasons at South Dakota State he had a record of 410-240.
Wright State reached its conference’s tournament title game three of the past four years but lost each time. The team went 22-13 this season.