Mississippi State women's basketball

Nikki McCray-Penson

New Mississippi State women's head basketball coach Nikki McCray-Penson wanted to gauge the interest of her players and recruits when it came to hiring a coaching staff.

She reached out to all of them and asked what they wanted in assistant coaches. In the end, everything they said described her staff at Old Dominion, so she brought all four of them.

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