Ex-coach Georgia Mark Fox is expected to be the next major coach in California, sources quoted by ESPN reported.
Sources said the deal was not finalized, but it is close to reaching it.
Fox will replace Wyking Jones, who was fired last week after just two seasons in Berkeley.
Fox was fired from Georgia after last season, after nine seasons with the bulldogs in which he made two NCAA tournaments. He had more success during the five seasons in Nevada, leading Wolf Pack to four WAC titles in the regular season and three NCAA tournaments, advancing in the first round twice.
He also spent time as an assistant coach in Nevada. , Kansas and Washington.