Ball State University hires Ronny Thompson as the Cardinals' Head Men's Basketball CoachBCASports.org
...Ball State University hires Ronny Thompson as the Cardinals' Head Men's Basketball Coach INDIANAPOLIS - On Tuesday, April 4 at 2 p.m., Ball State University (BSU) held a press conference at Worthen Arena in Muncie to announce the hiring of its 17th men's basketball head coach, Ronny Thompson.His
hire makes him the eleventh minority who holds a collegiate head coaching position in any sport in Indiana this year.'The Black Coaches Association is elated over the hiring of Coach Ron Thompson as the next Head Basketball Coach for Ball State University,' said Floyd Keith, Executive Director of the Black Coaches Association.
'I get emails and phone calls all the time from athletic directors that are pursuing a new hire,' Keith continued. 'Coach Thompson
will bring an exciting and winning style to the Cardinal basketball program.
is the son of legendary Hall of Famer and former Georgetown head coach John Thompson, and the brother of John Thompson III, who just completed his second season at Georgetown University
as men's head basketball coach.