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ISU Assistant Gets Top Job At Tennessee State

Mon, 21 Apr 2014 10:15:54 CDT
By: AP

ISU Assistant Gets Top Job At Tennessee State Tennessee State has hired Illinois State assistant Dana Ford as its men's basketball coach. Ford succeeds Travis Williams, who was fired last month after going 23-40 in two seasons. Tennessee State went 5-25 this season. Tennessee State is introducing Ford at a news conference today. Ford worked at Tennessee State from 2009-11 as an assistant under former coach John Cooper. Williams became coach in 2012 after Cooper left for Miami (Ohio). Ford spent the 2011-12 season as an assistant at Wichita State and has been at Illinois State his last two seasons. He played at Illinois State from 2002-2006.

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