WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Former player Sharon Versyp will
return to Purdue as the women's basketball coach after one year at
She succeeds Kristy Curry, who resigned last week to become the
coach at Texas Tech. Versyp was a four-year starter at Purdue.
Versyp is on vacation until Sunday, so the school will make a
formal announcement next week, Purdue athletic director Morgan
Burke said Friday.
"Sharon is our choice, and she is excited about returning to
her alma mater," he said.
Versyp, a former Indiana high school Miss Basketball, led the
Hoosiers to a 19-14 record and a 9-7 mark in the Big Ten. She
returned to her home state last year after compiling a 98-51 record
and three America East Conference championships in her five years
as Maine coach.