CLEVELAND, MS (WMC) - Former Christian Brothers University Head Men’s Basketball Coach Mike Nienaber is officially at a rival school.
Nienaber was named Head Coach at Delta State University in Cleveland, Missisisppi. The Statesmen are a chief Rival of CBU in the Gulf South Conference.
Nienaber is one of NCAA Division II′s most successful head coaches, having led the Bucs to two Gulf South Conference championships, made five trips to the NCAA Tournament, and advanced to the 2009 NCAA Division II Elite Eight.
His 593 career wins rank 11th among all active NCAA Division II head coaches. 352 of those wins came as head coach of the Buccaneers during his 20 year career at CBU.