North Dakota State's Saul Phillips has reached an agreement in principle to become the next head coach at Ohio, a source told CBSSports.com on Saturday.
The school subsequently confirmed the news on Twitter.
BREAKING: Ohio Men's Basketball names former North Dakota State head coach Saul Phillips as the 18th head coach in program history #OhioMBB— OhioBobcats (@OhioBobcats) April 6, 2014
Phillips just completed his seventh season at NDSU, where he led the Bison to two NCAA Tournaments and a trip to the Round of 32 with a victory over Oklahoma last month. He's replacing Jim Christian, who left last week to be the next head coach at Boston College.