Rams welcome Gayle as new men's basketball head coach

Rams welcome Gayle as new men's basketball head coach
Gayle taking pictures after the press conference (Source: WALB)

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - The time has finally come for Rams basketball fans.

The new ASU head basketball coach was announced in a press conference today at ASU west campus.

Patrick Gayle will take the reigns of the Rams for this upcoming season.

Gayle has been coaching for 13 year at St Thomas University.

He has a record of 125 - 51 in his time as a Bobcat.

Took his team to the NAIA Division 2 Sweet sixteen twice.

Along with being a two time Sun Conference coach of the year.

The community made it clear at the press conference that they want the glory days for the Rams to return.

Gayle also made it clear that he is here to win.

"I am extremely excited for the upcoming season," said Gayle. "I got the energy from the young men in the interview process. We are all ready to get to work. We know it's a process but we are ready for it."

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