The person spoke to the Associated Press on Wednesday on condition of anonymity because the hire has not yet been announced. The 49ers have scheduled a news conference for Thursday to introduce their new coach.
Price, 51, has spent the last two seasons as an assistant coach for the NBA's
Price played most of his 12 seasons in the NBA with the Cleveland Cavaliers and was a four-time All-Star. He's been an assistant NBA coach for five teams.
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Two-time NBA coach Eric Musselman was named the head coach at Nevada, the school's athletic director said. Musselman, 50, coached the
Bobby Hurley agreed to a new contract with the University at
The agreement was reached after the former Duke star point guard led the Bulls to their first
The Cal Baptist women's team advanced to the
The Lancers (29-6), from Riverside, got 20 points from Courtney Nelson and 17 points and 18 rebounds from Darsha Burnside to reach the title game. They will play California (Pa.) on Friday in Sioux Falls. California (Pa.) defeated Emporia State (Kan.), 51-46, in the other semifinal.
Troy Leaf scored 29 points for the Cougars (27-6), who shot only 38.2%. Will Ward had 10 points for Azusa Pacific.