Delta State releases coach

Delta State University director of athletics Jeremy McClain announced that the contract of head men’s basketball coach Jason Conner will not be renewed. Conner directed the Statesmen to a 93-73 record during his six-year tenure, including a 6-21 finish in 2011-12. The Lakeland, Fla., native became head coach in 2006-07 after spending seven seasons as the primary assistant to former head coach Steve Rives.

A nationwide search to find his replacement will begin immediately.

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