W Texas A&M keeps interim coach after playoff run
West Texas A&M is keeping Mike Nesbitt after he led the
Buffaloes to the Division II quarterfinals as interim coach
following the firing of Don Carthel days before the season started
amid an NCAA investigation.
The school says the move will be announced at a news conference
The Buffaloes went 11-3 under Nesbitt and beat Indianapolis and
Ohio Dominican before losing to Grand Valley State 35-28 on
Saturday. West Texas A&M finished third in the Lone Star
Conference but had the best overall record and got the league’s
only playoff bid.
Athletic director Michael McBroom said Carthel was fired Aug. 22
for providing false information to the NCAA. Carthel said he paid
for Texas Rangers tickets for two of his players, but they