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Ex-LSU men's hoops coach Will Wade hired at McNeese State

Former LSU coach Will Wade will be the next head coach at McNeese State, the school announced on Sunday.

A news conference to introduce Wade is scheduled for Monday.

"I'm so excited to welcome Coach Wade, his wife Lauren and daughter Caroline to Southwest Louisiana and McNeese!" athletic director Heath Schroyer said. "This is a completely different job than it was three years ago. McNeese Basketball is one of the best jobs in the nation in regards to one-bid leagues. We are funded at the top of the league, have the best facility, a passionate fan base and many other built-in advantages.