LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Jeff Walz was set to be hired as the
women's basketball coach at Louisville on Tuesday after spending
the last five seasons as a Maryland assistant, a person close to
the negotiations told The Associated Press.
Walz will replace Tom Collen, who left to coach Arkansas.
A news conference was scheduled for Tuesday afternoon.
Louisville athletic director Tom Jurich did not immediately return
a phone call for comment. The person who told the AP about the
hiring requested anonymity because the deal had yet to be
The 35-year-old Walz was an assistant at Maryland under Brenda
Frese when the Terrapins won the 2006 national championship. Walz
previously served as an assistant at Minnesota, Nebraska and