Kennesaw State reportedly interviewing Pettway for vacant head coach position
Alabama basketball coach Nate Oats could be on the verge of losing a third assistant coach.
According to Jeff Goodman of “Stadium” sports, the Crimson Tide’s Antoine Pettway is meeting with Kennesaw State about its head coaching vacancy.
Alabama basketball has already lost two assistant coaches to be head coaches: Bryan Hodgson to Arkansas State and Charlie Henry at Georgia Southern.
Pettway, a former Alabama player, has been part of the Alabama basketball staff the past 15 seasons including the last 12 seasons as an assistant coach. He was the only assistant that Oats retained from the previous staff when he was hired in 2018.
Pettway has a reputation as one of the top recruiters in college basketball. In its most recent national recruiter rankings, 247sports.com listed Pettway as the No. 8 recruiter in the nation for the 2021 class.
Alabama basketball has signed back-to-back Top 10 recruiting classes. It’s 2020 recruiting class was ranked No. 9 by Rivals.com, and it’s 2021 class came in at No. 9 in the 247Sports.com rankings.