Latest Cleveland State Vikings men's basketball News

Florida St assistant Dennis Gates now Cleveland St coach

Jul. 26, 2019 11:36 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland State has hired Florida State assistant Dennis Gates as its basketball coach. Gates has spent the past eight seasons on Leonard Hamilton's staff with the Seminoles. The 39-year-old Gates replaces Dennis Felton, who was fired July 12 by Cleveland State after going 22-44 in two...

Florida lands ex-Cleveland State point guard Tyree Appleby

Jul. 16, 2019 9:19 AM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida has landed a third transfer in the last three months by signing former Cleveland State point guard Tyree Appleby. Appleby averaged 17.2 points and 5.6 assists as a sophomore in the Horizon League last season. He has to sit out the 2019-20 season under NCAA transfer rules...

Cleveland State fires coach Dennis Felton after 2 seasons

Jul. 12, 2019 5:24 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Dennis Felton's stay at Cleveland State was short, and anything but sweet. Felton was fired Friday after just two seasons with the program, which hasn't been to the NCAA Tournament since 2009. The 56-year-old Felton and his entire staff were let go by athletic director Scott Garrett, who...