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Matt Logie is the new head coach of the men’s basketball team



Bozeman, Montana — Matt Logie was appointed head men’s basketball coach at Montana State on Monday.

The statement was announced by the Bobcats in a press release from the athletic department. At NCAA Division II Point Loma in San Diego, where his teams amassed an 82-23 record and three PacWest Conference titles, Logie is transferring to MSU.

Eight of his twelve years as a head basketball coach were spent from 2011 to 2019 at Division III Whitworth in Spokane, Washington. With a 194-35 record, Logie’s Pirates finished third among active four-year coaches, and his 276-58 overall career record represents an.826 winning percentage.

“I am excited to welcome coach Logie, his wife Julia and children Addy and Luke to the Bobcat family,” MSU athletic director Leon Costello stated in the press release. “Matt brings a highly successful basketball background as a player and coach. He is a proven winner demonstrated by his exceptional coaching record, a dynamic program builder, and a relentless student of the game.

“He has a clear vision and plan to continue to build on the momentum of Bobcat basketball. I am excited about our future with Matt at the helm.”

Danny Sprinkle, an alum of MSU who left on April 7 to become the head coach at Utah State, is replaced by Logie, the 24th head coach in the history of the team. In his four years as the Bobcats’ head coach, Sprinkle went 81-43 overall and 49-23 in the Big Sky Conference, winning back-to-back conference tournament championships and making back-to-back appearances in the NCAA tournament.

Logie, a 2003 alumnus of Pennsylvania’s Lehigh University, concluded his playing career with 1,524 points, which ranks sixth all-time for the Mountain Hawks. Before being promoted to assistant coach and then associate head coach, he started his coaching career at Lehigh in 2003–2004 as director of operations.

In the years 2006–2007, Logie also served as the operations director at Kent State. While at Lehigh, Logie assisted in the recruitment of New Orleans Pelicans player C.J. McCollum, who was selected in the 2013 NBA Draft.

In 2022–2023, Logie finished his four years at Point Loma with a 29–4 campaign, including a 20-0 PacWest record. His Sea Lions teams won the league tournament in 2020 and 2023 as well as PacWest regular season championships in 2022 and 2023. With five regular-season conference championships, Logie’s Whitworth teams never finished lower than second in the Northwest Conference.

“Having followed the recent success of the program under coach (Danny) Sprinkle, it was very clear that Bobcat basketball is on an upward trajectory and is extremely exciting,” Logie stated in the press release. “When the process began we were thrilled to learn more about MSU and the Bozeman community.

“The things that stick out most are the culture that coach Sprinkle and his staff has laid, and the community support. Those two things are extremely powerful and tangible when you’re there on the ground in Bozeman. It is exciting to be a part of that.”


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