Men’s Basketball Adds Experienced Robert Kirby as Assistant Coach

Men’s Basketball Adds Experienced Robert Kirby as Assistant Coach

OXFORD, Miss. — Ole Miss males’s basketball has actually included the skilled as well as highly-regarded aide trainer Robert Kirby to its personnel for the 2022-23 period, head trainer Kermit Davis introduced Monday.

Among one of the most well-respected aide trainers in the country, Kirby involves Oxford with 37 years of Department I mentoring experience, with his newest quit being a five-year job on Patrick Ewing’s personnel at Georgetown from 2017-22. In his lengthy job, Kirby has actually aided lead his groups to 19 postseason berths (11 NCAA Tournaments, 8 NITs) as well as has actually trained 18 expert gamers. Kirby is likewise very acquainted with the mid-south as well as Mississippi as a whole, having actually trained at Mississippi State 16 complete periods throughout 2 various jobs.

” Robert brings an incredible quantity of power as well as hiring experience to our personnel, as well as he has a fantastic understanding of SEC basketball,” Davis claimed. “I believe he is a superior suitable for Ole Miss. We anticipate our whole personnel getting going with summertime exercises in very early June. We have actually never ever been even more ecstatic regarding our mix of returning gamers to accompany our 4 freshers as well as 4 transfers gamers coming in for the 2022-23 period.”

” I am extremely delighted regarding involving Oxford as well as belonging of Train Davis’ personnel,” Kirby claimed. “Train Davis is a really well-informed as well as ingenious trainer. I am recognized to join his exceptional personnel, as well as anticipate dealing with a skilled team of returning gamers in addition to the 12th-ranked recruiting course that he has actually created for the future year.”

Kirby formerly had mentoring jobs at LSU (2012-13, 2016-17), Memphis (2013-15), Georgetown, Mississippi State (1998-2010; 1989-93), Houston (1993-98), Southeastern Louisiana (1988-89) as well as UALR (1985-88).

Kirby, a Memphis citizen, has actually been acknowledged by Rivals.com as one of the country’s leading employers as well as HoopScoop as one of the nation’s leading aide trainers. He is a recipient of the NABC Identified Years of Solution Honor. At Georgetown from 2010-12, Kirby became part of a group that progressed to the NCAA Event in both periods, assisting to hire successive courses placed in the top-15 across the country, consisting of Otto Doorperson Jr., that was a First String All-American as well as National Gamer of the Year prospect.

Kirby invested 12 years as an aide at Mississippi State, assisting lead the Bulldogs to approximately almost 21 victories annually, consisting of a school-record 27 triumphes throughout the 2001-02 project. Kirby generated a number of nationally-ranked recruiting courses to Mississippi State, became part of groups that had 10 postseason looks, consisting of 6 NCAA Tournaments, as well as he trained 5 All-Americans as well as 11 all-conference entertainers.

Kirby, a two-year basketball letterwinner as well as 1983 grad of Frying pan American College (currently called Texas-Rio Grande Valley) in Edinburg, Texas, likewise trained at Arkansas University (currently Lyon University) in 1984-85 as well as his university as a trainee aide in 1982-83.

Kirby Mentoring Job– At a Glimpse
2017-22– Georgetown– Aide Train (5 periods)
2016-17– LSU– Affiliate Head Train (1 period)
2013-16– Memphis– Aide Train (3 periods)
2012-13– LSU– Aide Train (1 period)
2010-12– Georgetown– Aide Train (2 periods)
1998-2010– Mississippi State– Aide Train (12 periods)
1993-98– Houston– Aide Train (5 periods)
1989-93– Mississippi State– Aide Train (4 periods)
1988-89– Southeastern Louisiana– Aide Train (1 period)
1985-88– Arkansas-Little Rock– Aide Train (3 periods)
1984-85– Arkansas University (currently Lyon University)– Aide Train (1 period)
1982-83– Texas-Pan American (currently UT Rio Grande Valley)– Trainee Aide (1 period)

Kirby Expert Athletes Coached (18 )
Damon Jones– Houston– NBA: 1998-2009
Eric Dampier– Mississippi State– NBA: 1996-2012
Travis Criminal– Mississippi State– NBA: 2003-14
Jonathan Bender– Mississippi State– NBA: 1999-2010
Monta Ellis– Mississippi State– NBA: 2005-17
Flavor Hamilton– Mississippi State– NBA: 2001-02
Lawerence Roberts– Mississippi State– NBA: 2005-07
Derrick Zimmerman– Mississippi State– NBA: 2005-06
Jarvis Vanardo– Mississippi State– NBA: 2012-14
Mario Austin– Mississippi State– NBA: 2003-04
Tim Bowers– Mississippi State– International: 2006-15
Jordan Mickey– LSU– NBA: 2015-18
Jarell Martin– LSU– NBA: 2015-19
Jeremiah Martin– Memphis– NBA: 2019-21
Dedric Lawson– Memphis– NBA: 2019-20
Otto Doorperson Jr– Georgetown– NBA: 2013-Present
Mac McClung– Georgetown– NBA: 2021-Present
JaMorko Pickett– Georgetown– NBA: 2021-Present

For the current information as well as updates relating to Ole Miss Guys’s Basketball, comply with the Rebels on Twitter at @OleMissMBB, on Facebook at Ole Miss Men’s Basketball as well as on Instagram at olemissmbb

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