Media Advisory: Gawen DeAngelo “Bonzi” Wells Named Head Coach of LeMoyne-Owen College Men’s Basketball

MEDIA ADVISORY

Gawen DeAngelo “Bonzi” Wells Named Head Coach of LeMoyne-Owen College Men’s Basketball

Memphis-Based HBCU to hold formal announcement and signing for NBA standout and former Memphis Grizzlies player today at 12 p.m.

Memphis, TENN – NBA Former Memphis Grizzlies player, Bonzi Wells, has been hired as LeMoyne-Owen College Men’s Basketball coach. Wells, a decorated athlete, played professionally for more than 10 years in the NBA and overseas. The college’s latest staff addition comes after the recent hire of William B. Anderson as Athletic Director.

What: LeMoyne-Owen College Men’s Basketball Coach Announcement
Where: LeMoyne-Owen College Alma C. Hansen Student Center – Little Theater
When: Friday, August 20, 2021 12 p.m. CST

Interview Opportunity:
Bonzi Wells, Men’s Basketball Coach
Dr. Vernell Bennett-Fairs, LOC President
William B. Anderson, LOC Athletic Director

Note: COVID vaccination verification is required for campus visitation per College policy.