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TCU Hires Rob Evans As Assistant Basketball Coach

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FORT WORTH (AP)  TCU has hired Rob Evans, a former head basketball coach at Arizona State and Mississippi, as an assistant coach on Jim Christian’s staff.

Evans has been a coach on the Division I level for 42 years. He spent the last four seasons as an assistant at Arkansas.

TCU announced Evans’ hiring Tuesday.

Evans was an assistant coach for 24 years before becoming head coach at Ole Miss from 1993-98, leading the Rebels to consecutive NCAA tournaments after they had made it only one other time. He then went to Arizona State until 2006.

His coaching career began as an assistant for Lou Henson at New Mexico State, his alma mater. He then was an assistant at Texas Tech and Oklahoma State.

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