Norfolk State's Anthony Evans will be thenew FIU men's basketball coach, a source close to FIU confirmed.
Evans was Norfolk's head coach for six seasons, the last two ending with postseason bids. Norfolk upset Missouri in the 2012 NCAA tournament and lost to Virginia in this year's NIT tourament after a 21-win season. He had three winning seasons at Norfolk and five seasons over .500 in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. This season, Norfolk went 16-0 in conference play.
Norfolk also plays the type of up-tempo, pressure defense game FIU athletic director Pete Garcia said he wanted to see the Panthers continue to play.