Chris Beard named new Ole Miss men’s basketball coach

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Ole Miss today has a new men’s basketball coach as the Rebels look to build back its program after a disappointing 2022-23 season that saw Kermit Davis be fired before the year was done.

Former Texas coach Chris Beard was named Monday, March 13 as the Rebels’ new men’s basketball coach. and Ole Miss Athletics had more details on the Beard hiring. Click here for the details:

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