The Charlotte 49ers have hired Mark Price to become their new men's basketball coach, said a person familiar with the situation.
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 Charlotte Hornets. He'll replace Alan Major, who left the program earlier this month amid ongoing medical problems.
Price played most of his 12 seasons in the NBA with the Cleveland Cavaliers and was a four-time All-Star....