Davis was set to be formally introduced during a news conference Tuesday afternoon.
“I am honored and humbled to be given the opportunity to lead this program,’‘ Davis said in a statement.
“I love this University. I played here, I earned my degree here, I fell in love with my wife here, I got married here, I moved here after I retired from the N.B.A. and I have raised my family here,” he added. “I am proud to lead this team, and I can’t wait for all that comes next.”
Several teams in the Big 12 have also been busy on the coaching carousel.