Former MSU coach Cuonzo Martin named Tennessee Vols Basketball coach
KNOXVILLE, TN - The Tennessee Volunteers named Cuonzo Martin their new head coach.
Martin, a former Purdue star, had been head coach at Missouri State the last three years.
Tennessee gives Martin a five year deal worth a guaranteed 1.3 million dollars a year.
Martin led the Bears to the Missouri Valley Conference Championship this season, and the Missouri Valley Coach of the Year Honors.
He had a 61-41 record in his three seasons in Springfield.