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Men’s basketball coach leaves for Nevada

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After four seasons at the helm for the Cal State East Bay men’s basketball team, Head Coach Gus Argenal resigned to accept an assistant coach position at the University of Nevada, Reno on Monday.

Argenal finished his tenure at East Bay with a record of 35-76, including the team’s best record since joining the NCAA Division II California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference in 2009 with 13 wins last season.

“I have been lucky to coach such amazing young men and work with such loyal assistant coaches,” Argenal told Eastbaypioneers.com. “I will deeply miss being part of the Pioneer community, but feel great pride in what we have built.”

Argenal joins a Wolf Pack squad led by former NBA and Golden State Warriors Head Coach Eric Mussleman. Mussleman coached the Warriors from 2002 to 2004 and was an NBA coach from 1990 to 2012 until he began his college coaching career as an assistant at Arizona State.

Last Season Nevada went 28-7, won the Mountain West Conference championship and made the NCAA Division I tournament before losing in the first round to Iowa State.

According to the CSUEB Director of Athletic Communications Steve Connolly, a national search is underway with the minimum requirements being a master’s degree and three years of college coaching experience.

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