Huntington, WV (Sports Network) - Marshall University has named Matt Daniel as
its new head women's basketball coach.
Daniel takes over for Royce Chadwick, who resigned last month after 11
The 35-year-old Daniel spent the past four seasons as the head women's
basketball coach at Central Arkansas, compiling a 72-50 record. During that
time, he took the Sugar Bears from a Division II program to the Division I
level, including a Southland Conference championship. He also was named as the
2010 and 2012 Southland Coach of the Year.
"My wife and I are ecstatic to be back in Huntington," said Daniel. "I was
recruited here as a player by coach (Billy) Donovan and I think that his style
of play fits my style of play. We will play a style of basketball that is
entertaining and fast paced. I think it's more fun to coach, officiate, watch,
and play against. We flipped the program at Central Arkansas into a
championship program and a prominent program nationally. We will come and try
to do the same at Marshall."
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