CMU hires Keno Davis as basketball coach
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) - Central Michigan is hiring Keno
Davis as its new basketball coach.
An athletic department spokesman says CMU will hold a news
conference Tuesday afternoon to introduce Davis, who replaces Ernie
Zeigler at the helm. Zeigler was fired last month after
back-to-back 21-loss seasons.
CBSSports.com first reported Davis' hiring.
Davis was the AP's national coach of the year in 2008 when he
was at Drake. He then went to Providence, where he coached three
seasons before being fired last March.
Davis went 19-14 and reached the NIT in his first season at
Providence, but the Friars went 8-28 in Big East play over the next
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