RENO (AP) - Former Nevada basketball head coach Mark Fox says he
expects top assistant David Carter to be named the Wolf Pack's next
Fox made the comment at a news conference today in Athens, Georgia, where he was introduced as the new coach of Georgia of the
Nevada athletic director Cary Groth plans a news conference in Reno this afternoon. Officials in the athletic department did not immediately return telephone calls seeking comment on whether Carter would be named Fox's replacement.
Georgia athletic director Damon Evans says he talked to several candidates before he offered the job to Fox during a meeting Thursday afternoon in Atlanta. The new coach agreed to a six-year contract paying $1.3 million a year.
At Georgia, Fox will compete against his former boss at Nevada, LSU coach Trent Johnson.
Fox was 123-43 in five seasons at Nevada, winning at least 20 games every year. He reached the NCAA tournament three times, twice reaching the second round.