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Assistant Coach Brett Ballard Accepts Washburn Head Coach Position

Washburn is a member of Division II in the NCAA

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Wake Forest assistant coach Brett Ballard has accepted the head coaching job at Washburn University according to a tweet from the Washburn University Basketball Twitter page:

Ballard was hired by Danny Manning in April of 2014, and was also an assistant with Manning at Tulsa.

He has previously been a head coach at Baker University, where he led the team to an NAIA tournament berth in 2011-12.

Ballard also played under current North Carolina head coach Roy Williams for two seasons as a walk-on, and then served on the staff with him in multiple capacities for over 5 years.

He was the main recruiter on incoming freshman Chaundee Brown.

We at Blogger So Dear wish Coach Ballard the best at the Washburn Ichabods, a member of Division II within the NCAA. T hey play in the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association.

It will be very interesting to see who Coach Manning goes after to fill this role. There has been a lot of chatter throughout the past couple of years of getting an older, experienced coach to help manage the in-game coaching.