CALDWELL, ID -- The College of Idaho officially introduced Rod Jensen Friday as the new head coach of the Yotes men's basketball team. Click above for the complete press conference and interview with Jensen.
Jensen is quite familiar with the Treasure Valley. He was an assistant coach at Boise State from 1983 until 1995 when he took over as head coach until he was fired following the 2002 season. During his 19 seasons with the Broncos the program earned 3 NCAA Tournament bids, and three NIT bids. Jensen had a 109--93 record as the team's head coach, which included a 21-8 record in the 1998-99 season when the Broncos won the Big West, East Division title.
After leaving Boise Jensen was an assistant at the University of Virginia for two years before going to be an assistant and the University of North Carolina Greensboro in 2004-05 season.
In 2006 he was named the the associate head coach at the UNC Greensboro before returning to Idaho to coach in Caldwell at The College of Idaho.
Following this past season Mark Owen resigned as head coach of the Yotes after 10 seasons at the helm. Jensen takes over head coaching duties immediately, and has already started recruiting.