LSU has discovered its alternative for Will Wade in Murray State’s Matt McMahon, who is ready to be named the college’s new males’s basketball coach, in accordance with ESPN’s Pete Thamel.

McMahon, 43, spent seven seasons with the Murray State Racers, main this system to 4 Ohio Valley Convention titles. In three journeys to the NCAA Event (a probable fourth journey was cancelled on account of COVID-19), Murray State twice superior previous the primary spherical, however could not earn a spot within the Candy 16.

In 2019, Murray State pulled off an enormous upset when its Ja Morant-led squad beat fifth-seeded Marquette as a 12-seed. Extra just lately, the Racers have been on the opposite aspect of a Cinderella story after they misplaced, 70-60, to the 15th-seeded St. Peter’s Peacocks on Saturday.

LSU earned a six-seed within the NCAA Event after ending the common season with a 21-10 file. Wade was fired someday after the Tigers misplaced within the quarterfinals of the SEC Event on account of allegations of a number of recruiting violations dedicated by this system. LSU misplaced within the first spherical of the NCAA Event to the 11th-seeded Iowa State Cyclones.

McMahon leaves Murray State with a 154-67 file throughout his tenure. Earlier this month, he was named the OVC Coach of the 12 months.

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