Frank Martin Leaves Kansas State For South Carolina

Monday March 26th, 2012

Kansas State head coach Frank Martin has agreed to a contract with South Carolina, according to ESPN.

Martin, 45 is under contract with Kansas State through 2015 after signing an extension two years ago. The south Carolina position became vacant after the team fired Darrin Horn two weeks ago.

The parameters of Martin’s new deal are unknown. The 45-year-old has been appearing as an analyst on CBS during the 2012 NCAA College Basketball Tournament. Martin was named coach of the Wildcats in 2007 and has led Kansas State to three straight NCAA tournament appearances. He lead the Wildcats to a number eight seed this year in the NCAA tournament finishing the season with a 22-11 record, and a 10-8 conference record, 5th in the Big 12.

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