Oklahoma State's new men's basketball coach, Steve Lutz, has appointed Robert Guster, a 25-year veteran with strong Texas ties, as an assistant coach for the inaugural Oklahoma State staff. Guster previously served on Lutz's staff at Western Kentucky, where they achieved significant success, including leading the Hilltoppers to 22 wins, a Conference USA championship, and the program's first NCAA tournament bid in 11 years. Guster's background includes successful stints at Texas State and UTSA.

By the Numbers
  • Guster brings 25 years of coaching experience to Oklahoma State.
  • Under Guster's tenure at Texas State, the team achieved four 20-win seasons, two Sun Belt Conference championships, and their first-ever appearance in the National Invitation Tournament.
  • During his time at UTSA, the team achieved a league championship and two conference tournament title games, with the 2011 squad earning the school's first NCAA tournament victory in any sport.
  • Guster started his coaching career at West Plains Community College, where the team posted a 120-36 record during his five seasons on staff.
State of Play
  • Guster's appointment brings a wealth of experience and success to the Oklahoma State men's basketball staff.
  • His strong Texas ties and previous collaborations with Coach Lutz create a solid foundation for building the team.
Bottom Line

Oklahoma State's addition of Robert Guster to the men's basketball staff brings valuable experience, successful track record, and strong Texas ties, providing a solid foundation for the team's future under Coach Lutz.