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Humboldt State names new assistant basketball coach

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Humboldt State Athletics

Humboldt State men’s basketball announced on Thursday that Andy Harre has been hired as the team’s new top assistant coach.

Harre joins the Jacks from Savannah State University where he was the assistant women’s basketball coach for the past five seasons.

“We are very excited to add Andy to our coaching staff,” head coach Tae Norwood said. “I have known Andy for over 10 years and had the pleasure to coach alongside him at the NCAA Division 1 level. His selfless commitment to excellence and his positive enthusiasm will be beneficial in the development of the young men in our program. 

“Throughout Andy’s 14 years of collegiate experience, he has a proven track record in developing the totality of the student athlete.”

During this past season, Harre helped lead SSU to a 5-2 record. In 2019-20, the Tigers posted a 15-8 record.

“I am very excited to be part of the storied, Humboldt State University and Humboldt County community,” Harre said. “Coach Norwood is a proven winner and has one of the top offensive minds in game; his knowledge of the game, passion, and dedication to the maturation of young men is contagious, I’m looking forward to working with him and the entire athletic staff. 

“I can’t wait to feel the energy infused in Lumberjack Arena with coach’s style of play.”

 

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