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Clint Sargent promoted to head coach at Wright State

Clint Sargent has been elevated to head coach at Wright State, the school announced Thursday. He replaces his long-time mentor Scott Nagy, who left to take over as head coach at Southern Illinois. Sargent has been on staff at Wright State since Nagy was first hired in 2016 and spent the last three seasons as associate head coach.

Clint Sargent is everything we look for in our head coaches,” said interim AD Joylynn Brown. “His passion, his character and his excitement to lead our student-athletes – along with his knowledge of our program and what it takes to win in the Horizon League – are all evident. Coach Sargent is an incredible individual and there is no better role model for our student-athletes.”

This is the first head coaching opportunity for Sargent, a Nebraska-native who was a four-year starter for Nagy at South Dakota State. He got his coaching career started at his alma mater, spending three seasons as basketball operations coordinator before coming to Wright State in 2016.

“I am extremely thankful for this opportunity to lead a program that has meant so much to me and my family,” Sargent said. “To our current and former players, parents, coaches, fans, and administrators, I am honored to serve you and continue to build a championship level program. The work has already begun and I can’t wait for what lies ahead!”


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