Michael Makubika Named SCSU Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Southern Connecticut State University head men’s basketball coach Michael Donnelly has announced the hiring of Michael Makubika as an assistant coach.

Makubika joins the Owls after spending the 2009-10 academic year as an assistant under Donnelly at nearby Post University. In his role with the Eagles, Makubika was responsible for on-court instruction, player development, scouting, strength and conditioning and recruiting.

Makubika also brings Division I experience from his time at Syracuse University and Central Connecticut State University. He served as a team manager at CCSU for two seasons before transferring to Syracuse, where he filled the same post for three seasons.

He holds two degrees from Syracuse – a bachelor’s in physical education and a master’s in higher education administration.

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