SC State hires Eatman as Women’s Basketball Head Coach

South Carolina State has introduced Tim Eatman as their new head women’s basketball coach in a press conference on campus today.

Eatman is a long-time D1 coach, having most recently served on the staff at Rutgers since 2015. While at Rutgers, he served as the Associate Head Coach, Acting Head Coach, Assistant Coach, and Recruiting Coordinator.

He has previously as a head coach at Illinois Chicago (1998-02), and Talladega College (1988-90). His other D1 assistant stops include; URI, Northeastern, Boston College, Arkansas, Louisville, Kansas, Iowa, Houston, and Mississippi State.

SC State AD Stacy L. Danley said, “After an extensive, comprehensive, and efficient national search, during which we had the privilege of speaking with an impressive group of coaching candidates, it became clear to the search committee that Coach Eatman was exactly what we needed in the next leader of our women’s basketball program.”

Eatman replaces Audra Smith, who was fired back in February.

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