Friday , Apr , 28 , 2006 C.Y. Ellis

Walters taking over at Florida Atlantic

Boca Raton, FL (Sports Network) – Florida Atlantic has scheduled a press
conference for Friday and is expected to name Rex Walters as its new men’s
basketball coach, replacing Matt Doherty.

Walters, a former first-round pick of the 1993 NBA Draft, worked as an
assistant under Doherty last season after spending the previous two years as
an assistant at Valparaiso.

Doherty left Florida Atlantic after one season to become the head coach at
Southern Methodist University. The Owls finished the season with a 15-13

Walters, who played collegiately at Kansas, spent seven seasons in the NBA,
playing for New Jersey, Philadelphia and Miami.