BALTIMORE (AP) — Towson has hired Coppin State’s Laura Harper as its new women’s basketball coach.
Towson announced the move Wednesday. Harper coached Coppin State for two years. The Eagles went 15-13 last season for their first winning season since 2013-14.READ MORE: How To Avoid Heat-Related Illness This Blistering Weekend
Harper replaces Diane Richardson, who led Towson to a school-record 24 wins last season before taking over the program at Temple.READ MORE: Person Shot At Owings Mills Pizza Shop
Harper won a national championship as a player at Maryland in 2006. She played two seasons in the WNBA and three more overseas in Italy, Turkey and Russia.MORE NEWS: Local Dance Group Invites You To Groove At Jewish Community Center Of Greater Baltimore Block Party
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