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April 19, 2013

Nored headed to South Alabama

One season after taking the boys’ basketball head coaching position at Brownsburg High School, former Butler standout Ronald Nored is making the leap to Division I.

Nored will become an assistant coach for new South Alabama head coach Matthew Graves. Graves was an assistant under Brad Stevens at Butler when Nored played in 2007-11.

South Alabama is in Mobile, Ala., roughly four hours away from Nored’s hometown of Homewood, Ala. Nored was even offered a scholarship by South Alabama before choosing Butler.

The 23-year-old freshman advisor led Brownsburg to an 11-10 record in his only season with the Bulldogs, the first winning season in four years for the 2007 state champions. Brownsburg won seven straight games before falling to Decatur Central 55-53 on Feb. 27 in the sectional opener.

Nored discussed the difficult decision to leave Brownsburg earlier this week in a 25-minute interview when his hiring became official at South Alabama.

Justin Whitaker: How good of an opportunity is this at South Alabama?

Ronald Nored: It’s a great opportunity. This was definitely unexpected. One day I did want to get myself back into college basketball and I didn’t know when that moment was going to come.

After coach Graves got announced and I got a call a couple days later saying that he would like me to go, it just felt like something I couldn’t pass up on as my goal is to one day be a college head coach. Being an assistant coach is obviously a great way to start that path.

JW: You said your goal is to be a college head coach someday, how good of a first step is this?

RN: It’s a good first step because in college athletics you really have to work your way up. Me coming in as an assistant is a great first step to working my way up to a higher assistant and then one day being a head coach.

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