(KMOV) -- According to several media outlets including utsports.com, The University of Tennessee announced Sunday the hiring of Missouri State University head coach Cuonzo Martin. Martin will be officially introduced at a press conference Monday in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Martin compiled a 61-41 record in three seasons with the Bears. He was named Missouri Valley Conference Coach of the year this season after leading the Bears to a 26-9 record and the Valley’s regular season championship.
Missouri State’s Athletic Director Kyle Moats said a search for Martin’s replacement will begin immediately but doesn’t have a time table to name the school’s 17th head basketball coach.