Bailey, 56 of Mesquite, Texas, is currently the head basketball coach at Poteet High School. Bailey has been a head basketball coach for 31 years.
“For this late in the game, so to speak for hiring, we definitely feel like we’ve got a steal on the deal. We definitely look forward to great things from him,” said Drew Young, Durant Director of Athletics.
Bailey was not present at the board meeting.
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A complete story from the board meeting and the about the new basketball coach will be in Friday’s print addition an updated on-line Friday afternoon.