By Matt Jones, Delta State Athletics
CLEVELAND, Miss. – The Jim Boone Era of Delta State University Statesman basketball has begun, as DSU director of athletics Jeremy McClain announced the hiring of the veteran coach on Thursday. Boone will be introduced to the University and Cleveland community at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 17 inside the Simmons Room at the Hugh Ellis Walker Alumni House. The public is encouraged to attend.
“We are extremely excited to welcome coach Jim Boone to the Delta State University family as head coach of the Statesmen basketball team,” McClain said. “Boone’s successes on the court and his desire to bring an exciting brand of basketball really stood out to our committee. He’s a players’ coach, who desires to see the best for them and their futures. He is a great addition to our department and coach Boone is ready to get to work.”