Shaka Smart will be introduced as the new head basketball coach at University of Texas. He was reportedly offered a five year, $14 million contract by Texas, doubling his salary from Virginia Commonwealth. He coached the Rams for six years, making the Final Four in 2011, the first Final Four in school history.
The press conference is scheduled for 5:15 Eastern Daylight Time on Friday April 3rd.
The press conference can be watched on the University of Texas Athletics website.
If you are not able to access the University of Texas website and have the log-in info for a cable subscription with access to the Longhorn Network, you can watch the press conference on the Longhorn Network via Watch ESPN. You’ll need a cable log-in and password, or the log-in and password of someone you know, to access the stream.
Mobile and tablet users with access to the Longhorn Network can watch the press conference via the Watch ESPN app. As is the case with desktop, you’ll need the log-in for a cable subscription with access to the Longhorn Network. You can download the app for free in the App Store , the Google Play store, the Amazon App store or the Windows Store.