Booker Named Top Assistant In Big Sky Before Leaving For UCSD

Nick Booker, Eastern Washington (Now at UC San Diego) | The Oceanside, Calif. native and Davidson product left EWU this past off-season to get back closer to his family at UC San Diego, which is entering the D-1 ranks. Booker spent three years at Saddleback CC before coaching for six years at UC Irvine. He was the director of basketball operations at his alma mater in 2016-17 before joining Shantay Legans’ staff at EWU in 2017. “He is a terrific defensive-minded coach that gets the best out of players on that end of the floor. His presence was huge amongst our team, he helped us build an identity which will last long after he is gone.” – Eastern Washington coach Shantay Legans “Very competitive, and the glue to their team. Huge part of their success. Excellent recruiter and skill development coach. Well-rounded and brings great energy, connected in Southern California and the assistant with the most SWAG in the league.” – Big Sky assistant

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