Source: Donnie Tyndall hired
Morehead State's Donnie Tyndall has agreed to a four-year deal to become the next coach at Southern Miss, a source with direct knowledge of the negotiations said Saturday.
Tyndall edged Mississippi Valley State's Sean Woods and former UTEP and Nebraska coach Doc Sadler for the job.
A year ago, Tyndall coached Kenneth Faried and Morehead to an NCAA tournament win over Louisville.
Tyndall replaces Larry Eustachy, who left to become the head coach at Colorado State.