BALTIMORE, Md.-Morgan State University (MSU) Athletic Director Floyd Kerr has announced the appointment of Edward Davis Jr. as interim head coach of MSU's women's basketball team. Davis takes over for Donald Beasley who will take on another assignment at the university effective July 1, 2016.
For the past two years, Davis has been the assistant coach at Morgan. He formerly was head women's basketball coach at Delaware State University for 12 seasons. While at Delaware State, he led the team to its most successful run in the history of the program. He concluded his career there as the program's winningest coach with an overall record of 178-182 (.494), including a 121-85 (.587) Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) record. He also coached for eight years at Bowie State University.
Beasley had been head coach of the Lady Bears basketball team since 2005. In his 11 seasons at MSU, Beasley became the coach with the most wins in the history of the women's program.
"We are extremely grateful to Coach Beasley for what he has been able to achieve with our program. He is our most successful women's basketball coach and he leaves with our gratitude and best wishes," added Kerr.