Following up on several REPORTS from today…Louisiana Tech has released a statement regarding the hiring of Talvin Hester as their new head men’s basketball coach. The former LA Tech assistant spent last season on the staff at Texas Tech. Here’s the release from Louisiana Tech:
Louisiana Tech will hold a press conference Tuesday at noon in the Jarrell Room (team meeting room) of the Davison Athletics Complex to introduce Talvin Hester as the 19th head coach in the history of the Bulldog men’s basketball program.
The public is invited and doors will open at 11:30 a.m. Fans should enter through the east side doors of the Davison Athletics Complex.
Louisiana Tech President Dr. Les Guice and Vice President/Director of Athletics Dr. Eric A. Wood will introduce Hester who brings to Ruston 20 years of coaching experience. He will be joined by his wife Jamieka and their daughter, Rhyan.
Media is asked to arrive and be set up by 11:45 a.m. A multbox will be available for media to get audio during the press conference. No additional mics will be allowed on the podium.