Cougars promote Jensen to assistant coach

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) - Washington State has promoted Rod Jensen to assistant men's basketball coach, taking the place of Ben Johnson, who recently left the program.

Washington State coach Ken Bone announced the decision on Monday. Jensen was hired earlier this year as the Cougars director of player development. He had been the head coach at College of Idaho for three seasons before joining the Washington State staff. Jensen led College of Idaho to its first winning season in four years last season.

Jensen was a long-time assistant at Boise State before becoming the Broncos head coach in 1995 and compiling a 109-93 record. After Boise State, Jensen was an assistant at Virginia and UNC Greensboro before returning to the Northwest.


(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Top Stories
ATTENTION COMMENTERS: We've changed our comments, but want to keep you in the conversation.
Please login below with your Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Disqus account. Existing MyNorthwest account holders will need to create a new Disqus account or use one of the social logins provided below. Thank you.
comments powered by Disqus
Sign up for breaking news e-mail alerts from MyNorthwest.com
In the community
Do you know an exceptional citizen who has impacted and inspired others?
KIRO Radio and WSECU would like to recognize six oustanding citizens this year. Nominate them to be recognized and to receive a $2,000 charitable grant.