Bonesville’s Al Myatt captured this collection of photographs during a Thursday press conference at the Murphy Center in which Joe Dooley was introduced as ECU’s new head basketball coach. (Click any image for expanded view, caption & slide show.)
New coach Joe Dooley (left) receives a personalized jersey from Dr. Cecil Staton, ECU Chancellor, as Dave Hart (right), special advisor, looks on.
Joe Dooley (center) arrives at Harvey Hall with Lee Workman (right), senior associate athletic director.
Joe Dooley, who was 57-52 in his previous stint as ECU basketball coach, opened his remarks Thursday by saying, ‘It’s good to be home.’
ECU chancellor Dr. Cecil Staton (left) converses with special athletic advisor Dave Hart on Thursday.
Former ECU athletic director Dave Hart is followed by former .Pirates basketball coach Mike Steele prior to Thursday’s program in Harvey Hall of the Murphy Center
Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum stood empty on Thursday but new basketball coach Joe Dooley charged East Carolina fans with making the facility a difficult place for opponents to play.