Diane Richardson, a former Maryland assistant coach who has 16 years of women’s basketball coaching experience, has been named head coach at Towson.
She was an assistant to Brenda Frese with the Terps during the 2007-08 season, helping Maryland earn a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament and advancing to the Elite Eight.
Richardson will be introduced at a news conference Friday morning. She replaces Niki Reid Geckeler, who resigned June 22 after going 43-80 in four years as head coach.
“It is an honor to be named the new head coach of the Towson University women’s basketball program,” she said in a news release. “I’ve lived in this community most of my life and witnessed...