Wichita State set to work with ORU’s Mills, sources say
Wichita State is expected to work with Oral Roberts’ Paul Mills as its next guys’s basketball coach, sources told ESPN.A main announcement is expected this week.Editor’s Picks 2 Related Mills has actually
coached Oral Roberts the previous six seasons, going 106-84 general. He assisted the Golden Eagles to the NCAA competition in two of the previous 3 years, including a Sweet 16 run as a 15-seed in 2021. Oral Roberts beat 2-seed Ohio State in the first round and 7-seed Florida in the 2nd then took Arkansas to the wire prior to falling 72-70 in the Sugary food 16. This season, Oral Roberts went 18-0 in the Summit League, winning both the regular-season and conference competition titles. The Golden Eagles took a 30-4 record into the NCAA tournament before losing to 5-seed Duke in the very first round.Prior to taking over at Oral Roberts, Mills was
on Scott Drew’s personnel at Baylor for 14 years. Mills became part of among the greatest program turn-arounds in college basketball history, assisting lead the Bears to 7 NCAA competitions, 4 Sweet 16s and two Elite 8 appearances.Mills changes Isaac Brown, who was fired previously this month after three seasons with the Shockers.