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Louisiana Basketball Names Derrick Zimmerman Assistant Coach

LAFAYETTE – Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Men's Basketball coach Bob Marlin announced on Tuesday the addition of in-state native and former Mississippi State letterwinner Derrick Zimmerman as an assistant coach beginning in the 2021-22 season.

The appointment of Zimmerman, a native of Monroe, is subject to approval by the University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors.

Zimmerman spent the past three seasons on the staff at Mississippi State, serving two seasons as a graduate assistant before serving as Director of Scouting & Analytics on Ben Howland's staff in 2020-21.

"We are extremely excited to add Derrick to our coaching staff," Marlin said.