Drake has hired Arizona State assistant
Mark Phelps as its new men's basketball coach.
Phelps' hiring was announced Monday morning at a news
conference. He will replace Associated Press Coach of the Year Keno
Davis. Davis left the Bulldogs last week to take the job at
Phelps is a veteran assistant who had worked under Herb Sendek
since 1996, first at North Carolina State and then Arizona State.
Davis left Drake after taking the school to its first NCAA
tournament appearance since 1971.