Newberry College has hired Central Florida assistant coach Steve DeMeo as their new head basketball coach according to a source familiar with the move. DeMeo will be formally introduced at a news conference Wednesday morning.
DeMeo spent one season at Central Florida. Before that, he was an assisant coach at Providence for 10 seasons, the last four as associate head coach. In 2007, DeMeo was recognized as one of the top 25 assistants in the country by Rivals.com.
DeMeo also was an assistant at Iona. He’s a 1987 graduate of Buffalo and a native of New York City.