June 21, 2024
Matt Logie Named Montana State Head Men’s Basketball Coach

BOZEMAN, Montana – Matt Logie, a mentor with championship pedigree rooted in the Northwest, results in being Montana State’s future head men’s basketball coach, MSU Director of Athletics Leon Costello introduced on Monday.
“I am energized to welcome Coach Logie, his wife Julia and young children Addy and Luke to the Bobcat household,” Costello reported. “Matt brings a hugely thriving basketball qualifications as a participant and coach. He is a demonstrated winner demonstrated by his fantastic coaching report, a dynamic system builder, and a relentless pupil of the game. He has a distinct vision and approach to proceed to develop on the momentum of Bobcat Basketball. I am energized about our foreseeable future of Bobcat Basketball with Matt at the helm.”
Logie will come to Montana Condition right after four seasons at Stage Loma in California, exactly where his groups rolled up an 82-23 file with a few meeting championships. His 12 seasons as a head basketball coach involves eight at Whitworth University in Spokane (2011-19). His Pirates compiled a 194-35 history, and his 276-58 vocation mark in 12 seasons is good for an .826 profitable share, 3rd-ideal among the active coaches at four-calendar year faculties.
“Owning adopted the the latest results of the software less than mentor (Danny) Sprinkle, it was extremely crystal clear that Bobcat basketball is on an upward trajectory and is exceptionally remarkable,” Logie reported. “When the approach commenced we have been thrilled to understand much more about MSU and the Bozeman community. The matters that stick out most are the culture that Mentor Sprinkle and his employees has laid, and the group assistance. People two items are very impressive and tangible when you’re there on the ground in Bozeman. It is enjoyable to be a section of that.”
In his 12 seasons as a head mentor Logie has led his teams to 7 typical period conference championships and 5 tourney titles. “It starts and finishes with society,” Logie explained. “We have prided ourselves in partnership building, with student-athletes and men and women in the athletic division and the community. That, combined with a audio process and main values that we imagine in, are the tenets of the success we’ve appreciated. When you glimpse at Montana State, the blue collar, chip-on-the-shoulder technique they’ve had success with matches my journey in the game. We are excited to pour into the associations with previous and present-day players.”
A 2003 graduate of Lehigh, Logie completed his taking part in career (1999-2003) with 1,524 career factors, seventh-most in Mountain Hawks historical past. He started his coaching career at Lehigh as Director of Functions in 2003-04 prior to staying elevated to assistant mentor (2004-06 and 2007-09) and then associate head mentor (2009-11). He also labored as operations director at Kent State in 2006-07. Although at Lehigh, Logie aided recruit 2013 NBA draft alternative CJ McCollum, now a member of the New Orleans Pelicans.
Logie capped his 4 seasons at Issue Loma in 2022-23 with a 29-4 season, which include a 20- PacWest Convention record. His Sea Lions groups gained PacWest normal season titles in 2022 and 2023, and won the league match in 2020 and 2023. Logie’s Whitworth teams hardly ever finished decrease than second in the Northwest Meeting, winning the league regular year crown five instances.
Even though acknowledging that the recruiting approach is ever-modifying, Logie claimed his values in that spot keep on being unchanged. “The school basketball earth nowadays is a pretty fluid atmosphere and which is the place relationships start out,” he said. “The community of relationships we have designed are extremely significant, especially on the West Coastline, but it all begins with student-athletes in Bozeman. Those men have created this program with their blood, sweat and tears. Encouraging them to accomplish their ambitions is what we’re about.”