Wake Forest turns to ETSU's Forbes as men's basketball coach
FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2017, file photo, East Tennessee State head coach Steve Forbes reacts to a play during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Kentucky in Lexington, Ky. Wake Forest has hired East Tennessee States Steve Forbes as its mens basketball coach. (AP Photo/James Crisp, File)Wake Forest has hired East Tennessee State’s Steve Forbes as its men’s basketball coach. “Leaving ETSU was not an easy decision for me and for my family,” Forbes said in a statement issued by Wake Forest. He inherits a Wake Forest program mired in a long struggle-filled run. “Coach Forbes has an incredible track record of success, matched only by his reputation for building strong and lasting relationships,” Wake Forest athletic director John Currie said in a statement.