SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Missouri State University men's basketball coach Cuonzo Martin announced his resignation on Sunday. This comes after three years at MSU. He will be introduced as the next head coach at the University of Tennessee during a news conference in Knoxville on Monday.
Martin's announcement came after he told KY3 News on Friday that he had not been contacted by the University of Missouri; adding that Missouri State was where he wanted to be and that it was a disservice to the university and the community that his potential leaving was even being discussed
In three seasons, Martin led the Bears to a 61-41 record, including 50 wins over the past two seasons. This season, Martin's Bears finished 26-9 (15-3) and won the school's first Missouri Valley Conference regular season title.