EL PASO, Texas (AP) Joe Golding was introduced Wednesday as the new head coach at UTEP after a decade at Abilene Christian that included an upset victory over Texas in the first round of this season's NCAA Tournament.
No. 14 seed Abilene Christian beat the third-seeded and Big 12 Tournament champion Longhorns in a Big Dance shocker last month.
"That was kind of like icing on the cake. But the cake of Joe Golding is really the remarkable job that he's done at Abilene Christian University," UTEP athletic director Jim Senter said when introducing the new coach, adding that Golding's name kept coming up in the school's search.