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Scott Nagy

 
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Scott Nagy enters his fourth season at the helm after being named the ninth head coach in the history of the Wright State men’s basketball program.

His first season with the Raiders, WSU saw many successes and improvements that will act as a base for the future. Wright State posted 20 regular-season wins for the first time since 2008, including the title of the Men vs Breast Cancer Classic and finished with a 115 RPI. Also, WSU had a player named first-team All League for the first time since 2011 as Mark Alstork was honored by the Horizon League.

Year two in 2018, Nagy guided the Raiders to their first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2007 as senior Grant Benzinger was named to the Horizon League's first team, freshman Loudon Love to the second team and Newcomer of the Year and junior Mark Hughes to the All-Defensive Team. For his and the team's efforts, Nagy was named the League and the NABC District Coach of the Year as WSU posted a 25-10, 14-4 record.

The third season, being picked to win the Horizon League title for the first-time ever at WSU, the Raiders tied for the regular-season title and received the top seed in the League Tournament. As Wright State (21-14, 13-5) advanced to the school's first NIT appearance, the Raiders added a record six individuals who received post-season conference honors, led by Nagy himself being named Coach of the Year for the second straight time. Loudon Love once again was honored, this time as a first-team member while newcomer Bill Wampler was placed on the second-team. Seniors Mark Hughes and Parker Ernsthausen took two of the five spots on the All-Defensive Team, and Malachi Smith was placed on the All-Freshman squad. Additionally, Love was selected to the NABC District 12 Team, and named an All-American by the Lou Henson All-American Team committee, an award given annually to the nation's best mid-major players in Division I college basketball.

Nagy (NAY-ghee) came to Wright State after 21 seasons at South Dakota State. During that time, he guided the school from Division II to Division I and compiled an overall record of 410-240 (.631). Since joining the Summit League in 2007, Nagy’s teams went 175-119 (.595), earning berths in the NCAA tournament in 2012, 2013 and 2016, an NIT berth in 2015, and playing in the College Basketball Invitational (CBI) post-season tournament in 2014.