Cal assistant coach Joe Pasternack was named the next head coach at the University of New Orleans.
The University of New Orleans, in the midst of a major post-Hurricane Katrina rebuilding campaign, will name Texas A&M assistant Buzz Williams to replace Monte Towe.
New Orleans coach Monte Towe said Saturday that he has accepted an offer to be associate head coach at N.C. State, barring any problem with the buyout in his contract.
The school wants them back in January, but UNO's players, finally settled in Texas, want no part of a trip home anytime soon.
UNO and Tulane get settled in at their adopted fall semester homes.
New Orleans AD Jim Miller is leaning toward having his men's and women's basketball teams stay, practice and possibly compete at Tyler Junior College in Texas.
Monte Towe, coach at the University of New Orleans, said other schools are making offers to some of his players.
The Sun Belt Conference and the University of New Orleans are discussing what athletes and teams should do for the remainder of the year.