Reports: Radford to name Darris Nichols coach

Radford is expected to announce Florida assistant coach Darris Nichols as its new head coach, multiple outlets reported.The school said it has set a news conference for Wednesday at 2 p.m. ET “to introduce the future” of the program.Radford’s previous coach, Mike Jones, was hired Monday as the head coach at UNC Greensboro. Jones went 174-150 at Radford, leading the Highlanders to one NCAA Tournament appearance and two regular season titles in the Big South. Jones is the third-winningest coach in Radford history.Nichols spent six seasons on the staff of Florida head coach Mike White. During that span, the Gators won at least 20 games four times and appeared in the NCAA Tournament four times.