Villanova expected to hire Hofstra's Kyle Neptune to fill opening

By Jeff Borzello | College Basketball Writer

Villanova head coach Jay Wright has moved quickly to replace assistant Billy Lange, who left over the weekend for a position with the Philadelphia 76ers as the assistant of player development.

Wright is expected to hire Hofstra assistant Kyle Neptune to fill the void on his staff, sources told CBSSports.com.

Neptune was the video coordinator under Wright from 2008-10, before heading to Niagara as an assistant coach. This past offseason, Neptune followed head coach Joe Mihalich when he left Niagara to become the head coach at Hofstra.

Once Neptune is officially hired, Villanova's assistant coach trio will include Ashley Howard, Baker Dunleavy and Neptune.

CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
COMMENTS
Conversation powered by Livefyre

Latest Video

May 1, 2015
Nigel Hayes sues NCAA for payment (1:41)
May 1, 2015
Jon Solomon on NCAA paying players
(1:58)
April 30, 2015
Jones and Sulaimon wronged?
(2:07)
April 27, 2015
5-star wing Brandon Ingram chose Duke
(2:13)

Latest

Most Popular

CBSSports.com Shop

Men's New Era Red Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2015 NFL Draft On-Stage 59FIFTY Fitted Hat

2015 NFL Draft Day Hats
Get your team today
Shop Now

2015 NCAA Tournament
Final Four