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Rothstein | Texas Southern to hire Johnny Jones

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Mar 8, 2017; Nashville, TN, USA; LSU Tigers head coach Johnny Jones during the second half against the Mississippi State Bulldogs during the SEC Conference Tournament at Bridgestone Arena. Mississippi State won 79-52. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports
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Texas Southern will hire Nevada’s Johnny Jones as its next head basketball coach, a source told FRS Sports.

An official announcement is expected soon.

He will replace Mike Davis, who took the head coaching position at Detroit.

Jones was previously the head coach of both North Texas and LSU.

Jon Rothstein has been a college basketball insider for CBS Sports since 2010 and is the lead college basketball columnist for the FRS Sports Network. He is also the host of the College Hoops Today Podcast via Compass Media Networks, which is available via iTunes. Rothstein is also a regular in-studio correspondent for both WFAN and CBS Sports Radio. He currently lives in Manhattan.

Jon Rothstein has been a college basketball insider for CBS Sports since 2010 and is the lead college basketball columnist for the FanRag Sports Network. He is also the host of the College Hoops Today Podcast via Compass Media Networks, which is available via ITunes. Rothstein is also a regular in-studio correspondent for both WFAN and CBS Sports Radio. He currently lives in Manhattan.

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