|Kansas announces hiring of Howard as assistant|
|Written by Admin|
|Friday, 31 May 2013 10:04|
Self was looking for someone with deep connections on the recruiting front to replace Joe Dooley, who was instrumental in landing some of the Jayhawks' top talent. Dooley left in April after 10 seasons to become head coach at Florida Gulf Coast.
Self and Brown have a close relationship that dates to the 1980s, when Self was an assistant under Brown at Kansas.
Howard earned a reputation as an up-and-coming assistant coach in five seasons at his alma mater, Illinois. He's also coached at Texas A&M and Kentucky.