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Wednesday April 23rd, 2014

UTEP head coach Tim Floyd has a 62-43 record in three-plus seasons at the school. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack) UTEP head coach Tim Floyd has a 81-53 record in four seasons at the school. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

UTEP men's basketball coach Tim Floyd has emerged as a candidate for Missouri's vacant coaching position, according to's Jeff Goodman.

Missouri is seeking to replace Frank Haith, who left last week after three seasons at the school to become the head coach at Tulsa.

Floyd has a 81-52 record in four seasons at UTEP, including a 23-11 record this season. The Miners were beaten by Fresno State in the first round of the CBI Tournament and haven't been the NCAA Tournament since 2010.

Floyd, 60, has a 408-233 record in 20 seasons as a collegiate coach at Idaho, New Orleans, Iowa State and USC. He also spent time as the head coach of the NBA's Chicago Bulls and New Orleans Hornets. DAVIS: Duke, Wisconsin, Arizona, Villanova, UNC lead early top 25 for 2014-15

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