March 29, 2012
The University of Tulsa has reached an agreement in principle with University of Kansas Assistant Coach Danny Manning on becoming the school's 29th head basketball coach, Director of Athletics Ross Parmley announced this morning.
Manning will help coach the Jayhawks through the Final Four.
Kansas plays Ohio State in the national semifinals Saturday
Manning has spent nine years on the Kansas staff and has been a
full-time assistant since 2007, working primarily with the big men.
The school's all-time leading scorer and rebounder takes over
for Doug Wojcik, who was fired by Tulsa after failing to make the
NCAA tournament in six seasons.