Penn State is anticipated to employ Purdue assistant Micah Shrewsberry as its next head basketball coach, sources informed ESPN.
Pat Chambers, who had actually been the Nittany Lions’ head coach considering that 2011, resigned in October after an examination into claims of improper conduct. Jim Ferryboat took charge this previous season on an interim basis.
Shrewsberry is a long time assistant coach under Brad Stevens and Matt Painter at the college and NBA levels. The Indianapolis native invested 3 seasons under Stevens at Butler– assisting lead the Bulldogs to back-to-back championship game video game looks. He then went to Purdue for 2 seasons as an assistant coach under Painter prior to reuniting with Stevens for 6 years with the Boston Celtics.
Shrewsberry went back to the college video game in 2019 as the associate head coach under Painter at Purdue.
With the Celtics, Shrewsberry dealt with and assisted in the advancement of young stars Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown. He’s likewise been entrusted with running Purdue’s offense the previous number of seasons; the Boilermakers rank in the leading 25 nationally in offending performance this season.