UPDATED: Texas names Vic Schaefer women’s basketball head coach

05 Apr By

While no official announcement has been made by the University of Texas athletic department, vice president and athletic director Chris Del Conte (right) tweeted this picture with Vic Schaefer (left) and Schaefer's family with text reading "Guess who's coming to the Forty..." (photo courtesy of Chris Del Conte's Twitter account: @_delconte).

By Steve Lansdale

AUSTIN, Texas — Just two days after announcing the contract of women’s basketball head coach Karen Aston would not be extended, it appears the University of Texas already has found her replacement.

Mississippi State head coach Vic Schaefer, a two-time National Coach of the Year, is leaving Starkville to take over at UT as the program’s fifth head coach. UT vice president and athletics director Chris Del Conte