Jerry Stackhouse is in talks with Vanderbilt to become his next major coach, ESPN sources confirmed. He was named D-League coach of the year after leading the team to the title. His time in the G-League helped build his relationship with Vanderbilt's athletic director Malcolm Turner, who had previously been president of the League. He is also a star for two seasons in North Carolina, declared to be an All-American consensus in 1995.
Belmont coach Rick Bird has retired after 33 seasons with Bruins, the school said on Monday. coaching experience, but he runs his own AAU program, Stackhouse Elite. He trains and helps the mentor current star of the Los Angeles Lakers and his colleague, Kinston, born in North Carolina, Brandon Ingram. CBS Sports reported for the first time.