Cleveland State hires Dennis Gates as new basketball coach

Gates takes over for the fired Dennis Felton

Jeff Thomas
July 26, 2019 - 10:58 am

Cleveland, OH (92.3 The Fan) - Cleveland State announced this morning that the school has hired Dennis Gates to be the new men's basketball coach. Gates comes to Cleveland State after being an assistant at Florida State since 2011. 

Gates takes over for Dennis Felton, who was fired two weeks ago after just two season on the job, going 22 and 44. 

Cleveland.com reports that Gates will get a 5-year contract worth about $1.6 million.

He'll be formally introduced by Cleveland State on Tuesday.