Lange rounds out staff
Navy coach Billy Lange has named a pair of assistants. From NavySports.com:
Second-year Navy men's basketball coach Billy Lange announced Thursday the addition of Matt Sladky and Jason Crafton to the men's basketball coaching staff.Sladky is a former Navy player.
A three-year letterwinner (1996-98) for the Midshipmen, Sladky averaged 5.8 points and 2.2 rebounds en route to leading Navy to a combined 54-32 record during his stay in Annapolis. As a senior, Sladky started 27 of the 30 games, averaging 6.7 points an outing and 1.7 assists.Crafton joins the Mids from Villanova, where he was an administrative assistant on Bucknell grad Jay Wright's staff.
He was a member of three Navy teams that claimed the Patriot League regular-season title with those three squads posting a 29-7 conference mark. He also helped guide the Midshipmen to back-to-back NCAA Tournament appearances during the 1996-97 and 1997-98 seasons.