Bradley names Brian Wardle its 14th basketball head coach
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) Bradley University has hired Brian Wardle as its new basketball coach.
Bradley Director of Athletics Chris Reynolds said Friday that Wardle has a track record of success and has a work ethic and personality that fit the Bradley Braves.
Reynolds said Wardle, who played for Marquette and later was an assistant coach from 2003-2005, will be formally introduced Saturday.
In a statement, Wardle said he is honored by his appointment, saying Bradley's tradition and support was a draw for him. He is a native of Willowbrook, Illinois.
Wisconsin-Green Bay went 24-9 in the 2013-2014 season and received an at-large selection to the NIT.