With the coaching carousel finally at rest (we think), here's the toughest task for each of the 59 new Division I bosses.
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Dennis Gates, who has served as an assistant coach under Leonard Hamilton at Florida State for the past eight seasons, has been named the head coach at Cleveland State.
Florida has landed a third transfer in the past three months by signing former Cleveland State point guard Tyree Appleby.
Dennis Felton, who went 22-44 in his two seasons at Cleveland State, has been fired along with his entire staff, the university announced.
Tyree Appleby and Jaalam Hill scored 25 and 22 points, respectively, and Cleveland State defeated Youngstown State 89-80 in overtime on Saturday.
Jaalam Hill had his first career double-double to help last-place Cleveland State beat Northern Kentucky 83-77 Saturday night to knock the Norse out of first in the Horizon League and snap their 20-game home win streak.
Bill Wampler came off the bench to score 16 points to carry Wright State to an 87-61 win over Cleveland State on Thursday night.
Tyree Appleby had 26 points and 11 assists as Cleveland St. narrowly beat IUPUI 89-86 on Saturday night.
Marcus Ottey had 20 points as Illinois-Chicago narrowly defeated Cleveland St. 81-77 on Thursday night.
Tyree Appleby registered a triple-double with 19 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists to lift Cleveland State to a 78-68 win over Milwaukee on Saturday.
Brad Brechting scored 24 of his a career-high 32 points in the first half and Oakland never trailed in beating Cleveland State 83-68 on Saturday for the Vikings' 10th loss in 11 games.
Freshman Antoine Davis, second nationally in scoring, had 29 points despite a poor shooting night and Detroit Mercy defeated Cleveland State 78-64 on Thursday night.
Rashad Williams scored 20 points, including 6 of 8 3-pointers, and Cleveland State picked up its first Horizon League win of the season, a 72-62 victory over Youngstown State on Saturday night.
Loudon Love scored 23 points and grabbed eight rebounds and Wright State pulled away early to beat Cleveland State 89-66 on Saturday for the Vikings' eighth straight loss.
Tyler Sharpe sank five 3-pointers and scored 23 points and Drew McDonald notched his 10th double-double of the season as Northern Kentucky cruised to a 91-76 victory over Cleveland State on Thursday night.
Tarkus Ferguson scored 18 points with six 3-pointers, seven rebounds and six assists and Illinois-Chicago pulled away in the second half to beat Cleveland State 73-56 Saturday.
Elyjah Goss had 16 points and 13 rebounds for his third career double-double to lead six IUPUI players in double figures as the Jaguars topped Cleveland State 90-74 on Thursday night.
Sandy Cohen III banked in a baseline jumper just before the buzzer to give Green Bay a 90-89 victory over Cleveland State on Saturday.
Darius Roy scored 24 points and Milwaukee roared back from 14-points down to beat Cleveland State for the fourth straight time, 83-76 on Thursday night.
Antoine Davis scored 17 points, Derrien King and Josh McFolley added 15 apiece and Detroit Mercy handled Cleveland State 73-61 Sunday night, opening Horizon League play with two wins for the first time in a decade.
Jaevin Cumberland had 27 points and seven rebounds and Oakland never trailed in an 89-77 victory over Cleveland State in the Horizon League opener for both teams on Friday night.
Tyree Appleby scored 16 points and led five players into double-figure scoring as Cleveland State ran away from Niagara in the second half to post an 82-60 victory Wednesday night.
Phil Fayne scored a career-high 30 points with nine rebounds and three blocks and Illinois State defeated Cleveland State 88-77 in overtime on Sunday.
Jaelan Sanford and Nate Navigato combined for 39 points to help Toledo garner its fifth straight win, beating Cleveland State 80-67 on Saturday afternoon.