MSU tabs McCray-Penson as next women’s basketball coach

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) – Former Tennessee Volunteer and WNBA player Nikki McCray-Penson will replace Vic Schaefer as the next head women’s basketball coach at Mississippi State.

The university formally announced her hiring Saturday.

McCray-Penson has coached at Old Dominion (VA) for the past three seasons compiling 53-40 record, which included two 20-win seasons.

Prior to that, she was an assistant coach at South Carolina.