Wichita State and women's basketball coach part ways
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) Women's basketball coach Jody Adams-Birch will not return to Wichita State, the school announced Sunday.
Adams-Birch was replaced as the team's head coach Thursday as athletic director Darron Boatright reviewed the program. She missed Friday and Sunday's games.
Boatright said in a statement from the school that the two sides parted ''mutually and amicably.''
Linda Hargrove, the former WSU coach from 1989-98, will run the program for the remainder of the season, athletic director Darron Boatright said.
Adams-Birch was under an internal review after the 2015 season when four players transferred from the program. The school kept the coach; Boatright wasn't the athletic director at the time.
She was in her ninth season at Wichita State and the Shockers are 8-10 this season. Under Adams-Birch, the Shockers made three straight NCAA Tournament appearances from 2013-15 - the first in school history.