Auburn hires Flani­gan to staff

Starkville Daily News - - SCORECARD -

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn has hired for­mer ArkansasLit­tle Rock head bas­ket­ball coach Wes Flani­gan as an as­sis­tant.

Tigers coach Bruce Pearl an­nounced the hir­ing of the exAuburn point guard on Mon­day.

Flani­gan was a four-year starter at Auburn from 1993-97 and led the South­east­ern Con­fer­ence in as­sists as a ju­nior.

He was fired from Arkansas-Lit­tle Rock in March af­ter two sea­sons fol­low­ing a 7-25 sea­son that set a pro­gram­record for losses in a sea­son.

Flani­gan was an as­sis­tant un­der Greg Beard for the 201516 team that went 30-5 and won its first out­right Sun Belt Con­fer­ence ti­tle.

He has also worked on the staffs at UAB, Ne­braska and Mis­sis­sippi State.

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