NCAA Basketball: NIT Championship-UAB vs North Texas

Mar 30, 2023; Las Vegas, NV, USA; North Texas Mean Green head coach Grant McCasland cuts the net after defeating the UAB Blazers to win the NIT Championship at Orleans Arena. Mandatory Credit: Candice Ward-USA TODAY Sports

One day after leading North Texas to an NIT championship, Grant McCasland was named the new head coach at Texas Tech on Friday.

McCasland, 46, compiled a 135-65 record over six seasons with the Mean Green, who capped a 31-7 campaign with a 68-61 victory against UAB in the NIT title game Thursday night in Las Vegas.

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