Kelvin Sampson takes over as head coach at UH

Kelvin Sampson takes over as head coach at UH (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

April 2, 2014 3:11:03 PM PDT
On Monday, we told you there was only one name we were hearing close to the search for a new basketball coach at the University of Houston.

On Wednesday, we learned the Coogs have reached a deal with Kelvin Sampson.

The Rockets assistant coach is ready to return to the college game for the first time since 2008. The 58-year-old enjoyed his greatest success at Oklahoma, leading the sooners to a Final 4 and 11 NCAA tournament appearances.

Sampson left Indiana in '08 after making impermissible phone calls to recruits.

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