Tuesday, May 20, 2003

Cincinnati State gets new hoops coach



By Ryan Ernst
The Cincinnati Enquirer

Eric Thomas, men's basketball coach at Miami University-Middletown for the past three years, has been named Cincinnati State men's coach.

In his tenure at MU-Middletown, Thomas' teams won the Ohio Regional Campus Conference all three seasons and won the ORCC post-season tournament twice. Thomas has also coached at Taft High and Aiken High.

He replaces John Hurley, who coached the Surge for 26 years and compiled a record of 815-268. Hurley said he plans to stay at the school in a non-coaching capacity.




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