MSU coaches speak at Civic Center on Monday

LCR photos/Alex Boyer
The 36th Annual Missouri Night at Lebanon was held on Monday at the Kenneth E. Cowan Civic Center. Pictured in the top left photo, from left, is MSU women’s basketball coach Amaka Agugua-Hamilton, voice of the Bears Art Hains, MSU men’s basketball coach Dana Ford, and MSU football coach Dave Steckel. 

By: 
ALEX BOYER ALEX@LACLEDERECORD.COM

With plenty on-hand, the 36th Annual Missouri State Night at Lebanon took place on Monday at the Kenneth E. Cowan Civic Center.

Also on Monday was the annual Missouri State Alumni Golf tournament, put on by Bob Garner where MSU coaches played a scramble round of 18 holes with locals around town.

The main event was a conversational interview of three Missouri State head coaches conducted by Art Hains, the longtime voice of the Bears. Attending the event was Dana Ford (head men’s basketball coach), Dave Steckel (head football coach), and Amaka “Mox” Agugua-Hamilton (head women’s basketball coach).

Mox takes over for Kellie Harper (now at Tennessee) and will have high expectations with a team that returns most of their players from a Sweet 16 run in 2019. She has 18 years of coaching and playing experience at the Division I level, was the associate head coach for the last four seasons at Michigan State University, and is the first African-American female head coach of any sport at Missouri State.

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