UTRGV hires Oklahoma assistant as new head basketball coach

Lew Hill, who has been assistant basketball coach at Oklahoma the past five years, has been hired to be the new head coach at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.
He will assume those duties when Oklahoma concludes its role in the NVAA Final Four basketball tourney in Houston.
Hill is recognized as a top coach and recruiter, especially in Texas. Oklahoma coach Lon Kruger, himself a former coach at UT Pan American, credits Hill with being a main part of the Oklahoma successful season. The Sooners were 111-56 during his tenure.
Hill will be introduced at 2 p.m. Wednesday at ;the UTRGV International Trade and Tech Building in Edinburg. The public is invited.