Fullerton, CA (Sports Network) - Cal State Fullerton has named Dedrique Taylor
its head men's basketball coach.
Taylor was the associate head men's basketball coach at Arizona State and had
spent the last seven years at the school.
He replaces interim coach Andy Newman, who led the Titans to a 14-18 overall
record and a 6-12 mark in Big West Conference play in 2012-13.
"I think Dedrique is a perfect fit for the Cal State Fullerton program," Cal
State Fullerton athletic director Jim Donovan said. "His ties to Southern
California will help us immensely in our recruiting efforts and his experience
in a major conference like the Pac-12 will serve him well in helping bring our
program into the upper echelons of the Big West Conference and compete for
Taylor also spent two seasons at Nevada, and also has coaching experience at
Portland State (2002-04), Loyola Marymount (2001-02) and UC Davis (2000-01).
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