MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says UAB has agreed in principle with former Mississippi coach Andy Kennedy to become the Blazers basketball coach.
The person spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity Thursday night because no official announcement had been made. Athletic director Mark Ingram said in a text message that UAB would make an announcement Friday morning but didn’t confirm the hire.
CBS Sports first reported the deal with Kennedy.
The Blazers announced a “change of leadership” in the program on March 13.
Robert Ehsan led the Blazers to a 76-57 record in four seasons, going 38-34 in Conference USA games.