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Ray Giacoletti Resigns As Drake Basketball Coach

DES MOINES, Iowa  --  Ray Giacoletti is stepping down as the head men's basketball coach for Drake University effective immediately.

The school made the announcement today.  Giacoletti had just started his fourth season leading the Bulldogs.  The team had just one win so far this season in 8 games.  Overall they were 32-69 in his three-plus seasons at Drake.

Giacoletti will be replaced by current assistant coach Jeff Rutter.

The Bulldogs host Jackson State on Saturday.