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Dusty May Selected to Lead Wolverine Men’s Basketball Program



Dusty May Selected to Lead Wolverine Men's Basketball Program
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ANN ARBOR, Mich. — College of Michigan’s Donald R. Shepherd Director of Athletics Warde Manuel introduced right now (Sunday, March 24) that Dusty Might has been named the David and Meredith Kaplan Males’s Basketball Head Coach, turning into the 18th males’s basketball coach within the historical past of this system. Might spent the final six seasons as the top coach at Florida Atlantic.

“For nearly 20 years Dusty Might’s confirmed observe document as a winner, together with Florida Atlantic’s magical run to a 2023 Last 4, speaks volumes about him and his teaching,” mentioned Manuel. “We’re so delighted to welcome Dusty, and his household, to the College of Michigan. He embodies the values of excessive integrity and excellent character, coupled with an unparalleled understanding of the sport of basketball.

“Along with his ties to the Midwest, Dusty has a deep understanding of our neighborhood, recruiting panorama and basketball custom. I’m thrilled to usher in a coach who has a demonstrated skill to develop expertise and construct profitable packages. I imagine Dusty shall be an distinctive chief for our student-athletes and an amazing asset to our basketball program and college.”

“The College of Michigan is among the many elite establishments on this planet and it’s each an honor and privilege to be named its head males’s basketball coach,” mentioned Might. “It is a dream come true for me, my spouse Anna, and my boys Jack, Charlie and Eli. I need to provide my because of President Santa Ono, Athletics Director Warde Manuel and the U-M Board of Regents for this chance.

“None of this may be potential, nevertheless, with out the great folks at Florida Atlantic College. They embraced and supported me, in addition to my household, from the minute I walked on campus. I am unable to thank my gamers, my workers, the administration and the complete Boca Raton neighborhood sufficient. We made recollections at FAU that can final a lifetime.

“This was an extremely tough determination, nevertheless, I’m deeply dedicated to reigniting the proud custom of Michigan Basketball. I am unable to wait to get began.”

Might agreed to a five-year deal, with a mean worth of $3.75 million yearly.

Throughout his six straight profitable seasons in Boca Raton, Fla. (2018-24), Might captured Florida Atlantic’s first regular-season and match championships whereas taking part in in Convention USA in 2023. He compiled a program document 126 wins and helped the Owls make a run to the 2023 NCAA Last 4.

Previous to incomes his first head teaching job at Florida Atlantic, Might served as an assistant underneath Mike White for seven years with stints at Florida (2015-18) and Louisiana Tech (2011-15). Earlier than working underneath White, Might was an assistant underneath Kerry Rupp at Louisiana Tech for 2 seasons (2009-11).

Might began his teaching profession at Jap Michigan (2005-06) with Charlies Ramsey, earlier than heading to Murray State (2006-07) to work underneath Billy Kennedy. Earlier than becoming a member of Louisiana Tech, Might spent two seasons with Mike Davis at UAB (2007-09).

Earlier than embarking into full-time teaching, Might spent three seasons at his alma mater, Indiana. After two seasons as this system’s video coordinator (2002-04), he moved as much as the executive assistant for the 2004-05 season.

Throughout his undergraduate days at IU (1996-2000), Might served as a pupil supervisor underneath legendary coach Bob Knight. With the Hoosiers, Might assisted with this system’s video coordination and likewise helped with summer season camps. As well as, Might coached the Bloomington (Ind.) Pink AAU workforce, which included former NBA ahead, North Carolina All-American and present UNC assistant coach, Sean Might.

After graduating from IU in 2000, Might grew to become the executive assistant/video coordinator on the College of Southern California. Whereas at USC, Might was accountable for the video breakdown of opponent’s movie, served as director of summer season camps and helped coordinate the day-to-day operations. He additionally supervised the help workers, managers and workplace employees.

Might and his spouse, Anna, have three sons: Jack, Charlie and Eli. Jack at present performs at Florida whereas Charlie performs at Central Florida.

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