Just days after Ole Miss unveiled its next athletics director the university announced it has also found its next women’s basketball coach.
Monday evening the university confirmed that Fresno State head coach Adrian Wiggins is leaving his current post and will be in charge of turning around a Lady Rebels program that finished last in the Southeastern Conference with a 2-14 league record. (March 27, 2012, Page 10)
Ole Miss men’s basketball coach Andy Kennedy says he is staying in Oxford. Kennedy issued a statement to the media Sunday afternoon stating that reports saying he was offered the head coaching position at UAB were false. (more…) (March 26, 2012, Page 6)
Ole Miss’ initial approach to hire Ross Bjork as the program’s new athletics director didn’t work in January. Chancellor Dan Jones’ second pitch to land Bjork and pull him away from his AD spot at Western Kentucky, however, hit the mark. (March 23, 2012, Page 7A)
BLOG — Newly hired Ole Miss Athletics Director Ross Bjork has literally gone from coast-to-coast the past decade to improve his resume and prepare for his newest assignment here in Oxford. (more…) (March 22, 2012)
Ole Miss’ search to find the next person to lead the athletics department is finally over. After searching for Pete Boone’s replacement since he announced his decision to step aside as AD last November, Ole Miss officially hired Western Kentucky Athletics Director Ross Bjork to the same position today. He is expected to be introduced at a press conference Thursday.
According to a release from Ole Miss, Bjork will take over in mid-April. A committee led by former Ole Miss quarterback Archie Manning and FedEx executive Mike Glenn helped recommend Bjork to Chancellor Dan Jones. (March 21, 2012, Page 6)
BLOG: According to various reports Ole Miss has found its next athletics director.