KHYREED CARTER | ASSISTANT COACH
Khyreed Carter begins his third season as assistant coach for the University at Buffalo women's basketball team. Carter works directly with the Bulls guards.
In 2018-19, the Bulls continued to build off recent success finishing with a 24-10 overall record and won the program's second MAC Championship title while picking up NCAA Tournament wins in back-to-back seasons for the first time in program history. Under Carter’s guidance, Cierra Dillard earned First Team All-MAC honors and became one of the most dominant guards in the country, setting several UB and MAC single-season records and finishing as the nation’s second leading scorer. Sophomore point guard Hanna Hall also had a breakout year as she was named to the MAC Tournament team after a strong performance for the Bulls over three games in Cleveland.
In his first season with the program, the Bulls turned into a cinderella team as they were able to advance to their first Sweet 16 in school history. Under Carter's tutelage, the Bulls saw a pair of guards, Stephanie Reid and Cierra Dillard earn Second Team All-MAC honors.
The Baldwin, NY native spent two seasons as a graduate assistant coach for the Michigan State women's basketball team. His main job responsibilities for the Spartans were assisting coaches in daily basketball operations while also assisting the director of basketball operations. He also created and updated scouting reports while breaking down opponent game film. Carter also supervised the Spartans 20-member male scout team.
Prior to becoming a graduate assistant, Carter spent his first four seasons in East Lansing as a scout team member and was named captain of the scout team. He assisted the coaching staff and players with the daily preparation and was also a part of the 2014 Big Ten championship squad.
He also was able to gain valuable coaching experience over his final four years at Michigan State as he was a camp counselor and coach for the Tom Izzo men's basketball summer camps and the Suzy Merchant women's basketball summer camps.
Carter received his master's degree from Michigan State in 2017 in kinesiology and exercise science. He also earned his bachelor's degree in journalism from Michigan State in 2015.