NBA great Mark Price takes over UNC Charlotte job
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NBA great Mark Price takes over UNC Charlotte job
Wednesday March 25th, 2015

Charlotte Hornets assistant Mark Price has agreed to terms to become the next head basketball coach at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, the Charlotte Observer reports.

Price played 12 seasons in the NBA and was a four-time All-Star. He has been an assistant with the Hornets since 2013 and has also been an assistant on the staffs of the Atlanta Hawks, Golden State Warriors and Orlando Magic.

ESPN reported on Tuesday that Price was offered a five-year deal.

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Price replaces Alan Major, who parted ways with the school on March 16. He compiled a 67-70 record, failing to guide the 49ers to the NCAA tournament in any of his five seasons with the team.

Charlotte hasn't been to the NCAA tournament since 2005.

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