Radebaugh named men’s hoops coach at Charleston Southern
Charleston, SC (Sports Network) – Barclay Radebaugh was hired as the new men’s
head basketball coach at Charleston Southern University on Tuesday.
Radebaugh takes over for Jim Platt, who announced his resignation on April 26.
Platt left his position to become an assistant at Army under long-time friend
“This is a wonderful opportunity for me and my family and we are looking
forward to this next step in our lives,” said Radebaugh. “I sincerely
appreciate the support and confidence that CSU has shown me and I will work
hard everyday to represent this great institution with integrity and class.”
Platt spent the last five seasons at Charleston Southern, compiling a 55-89
record, including a 33-43 mark in the Big South.
The Buccaneers finished the 2004-05 campaign with a 13-17 record. After upset
victories over Liberty and High Point, Charleston Southern lost to Winthrop in
the championship game of the conference tournament.
Radebaugh joins the Buccaneers after spending one season at the University of
Miami as a member of Frank Haith’s coaching staff.
Prior to his arrival at Miami, Radebaugh enjoyed one campaign as head coach at
Queens University in Charlotte, where he guided the Royals to a 21-8 record.
He has also had coaching experience at East Tennessee State, Wofford, Furman,
South Carolina and Winthrop.