GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) East Carolina hired Tennessee assistant Michael Schwartz as head basketball coach Wednesday.
Athletic director Jon Gilbert announced the hiring.
Schwartz spent seven seasons at Tennessee, four as associate head coach. Schwartz has been Tennessee's defensive coordinator the past five seasons, and the Volunteeers are 118-45 in that span. Tennessee had the nation's fourth-best defensive efficiency rating, according to KenPom.com.