|Theus takes over as Cal State Northridge coach|
|Written by Admin|
|Friday, 12 April 2013 12:03|
The former UNLV star who later guided New Mexico State to the NCAA tournament was introduced to an enthusiastic crowd on Friday in the 1,600-seat Matadome, where he promises the Matadors will play an up-tempo style with full-court pressure defense as ``the hardest playing team in the conference.''
Theus succeeds Bobby Braswell, who was fired March 17 after 17 years that included three 20-win seasons, two NCAA tournament appearances and a 251-258 record at the Big West school.
Theus had been coaching the Los Angeles D-Fenders of the NBA's D-League since October 2011. But he never stopped trying to get another college head coaching job.