Tennessee State women's coach Larry Joe Inman resigns

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tennessee State women's basketball coach Larry Joe Inman has resigned.

Inman, who has led three different schools to the NCAA Tournament, said Thursday in a university release he was stepping down ''for personal reasons.'' Inman says, ''I've had a very positive experience here and I will always cherish the memories and relationships that I've had the opportunity to develop.''

Tennessee State went 65-80 during Inman's five seasons, including a 10-16 mark this year. Inman led the 2014-15 Tennessee State team to its first NCAA Tournament berth in 20 years.

Inman owns an overall record of 545-397 at Middle Tennessee State (1978-86), Eastern Kentucky (1988-2008) and Tennessee State. He's an eight-time Ohio Valley Conference coach of the year with seven NCAA Tournament appearances.

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