BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Samford has hired veteran high school coach Bucky McMillan to lead its basketball program.
Athletic director Martin Newton announced McMillan’s hiring on Monday, saying he “quickly became the obvious choice” to replace Scott Padgett.
McMillan led Mountain Brook High School in suburban Birmingham the past 12 seasons, winning his fifth state title in 2019. He took the program to the finals seven times. in the state's highest classification.