Arkansas State men's basketball head coach Bryan Hodgson promoted Tee Butters to Associate Head Coach, praising Butters' leadership, game knowledge, and recruiting skills. Butters previously served as an assistant at Charleston Southern before joining A-State. Under Butters' guidance, the Red Wolves achieved significant milestones, including 20 Division-I victories for the first time since 1991 and a strong performance in the Sun Belt Conference. A-State's success included a postseason tournament appearance for the first time in over two decades.

By the Numbers
  • A-State won 20 Division-I games, a feat not accomplished since 1991.
  • The team improved from over 20 losses in the previous season to 20-plus victories in 2023-24.
State of Play
  • A-State finished fourth in the Sun Belt Conference standings, the highest seed in 10 years.
  • They reached the championship game of the Sun Belt Conference Tournament and advanced to the semifinals of the Ro College Basketball Invitational.
  • The team won their first postseason tournament game since 1991.
What's Next

Butters' promotion signals a positive trajectory for the A-State men's basketball program, with expectations for continued success and growth under his leadership.

Bottom Line

Tee Butters' promotion to Associate Head Coach marks a significant milestone for the Arkansas State men's basketball program, reflecting a period of growth, achievement, and newfound success, setting the stage for a promising future under his leadership.