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

Price out as hoops coach at McNeese State

Lake Charles, LA (Sports Network) – McNeese State announced Friday that Tic
Price will no longer coach the men’s basketball team. The move becomes
effective Monday, July 31.

“Athletic director Sonny Watkins said that McNeese thanks coach Price for his
contributions to the men’s basketball program and the community and wishes him
well,” the school said in a brief statement.

Price has been the head coach for the last five seasons. The Cowboys finished
14-14 last year, losing their final four games. He went 74-68 in his five
seasons at the school.

Price’s 2001-02 team won the Southland Conference Tournament title and played
in the NCAA tournament. Price’s teams won a record 27 straight home games at
Burton Coliseum.

Price also coached at New Orleans and Memphis. His career coaching record
stands at 167-122.