RALEIGH, N.C. --- Former Alabama coach Mark Gottfried is the new men's basketball coach at North Carolina State.
In a statement from the school Tuesday, Gottfried said he was "extremely excited about the opportunity and challenge" of taking over a program that hasn't been to the NCAA Tournament since 2006. He replaces Sidney Lowe, who resigned in March after five seasons.
A person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press that the 47-year-old coach will receive a five-year deal with a guarantee of $1.2 million annually.
LAMAR: The Cardinals hired former Texas Tech coach Pat Knight, giving the son of Hall of Famer Bob Knight another Division I chance after three disappointing seasons with the Red Raiders.
Knight, 40, replaces Steve Roccaforte, who was fired after going 76-78 in five years.
Texas Tech fired Knight in March after he went 50-61 in three full seasons.
MISSOURI: Frank Haith says he's ready to embrace a passionate Missouri fan base that reacted to his hiring from Miami with a mix of skepticism and disappointment. He replaces Mike Anderson , who left for Arkansas.
"I spent a year at Miami and had trouble getting into my office because they didn't recognize me," he said jokingly at his introductory news conference. "I know I'm in a different place. I know they care."
KANSAS STATE: Frank Martin says he's happy coaching at the Big 12 school.
Still, in a radio interview on Tuesday, the South Florida native indicated he would listen if Miami calls.