Multiple outlets have reported that Shawn Walker has been released as head men's basketball coach at Grambling State University.
HBCUSports.com has reported that Grambling spoksperson Will Sutton confirmed that Walker was dismissed.
Walker detailed his departure in a Facebook post indicating "my time at GSU has come to an end. My contract is NOT being renewed...There was a decision made to just go in another direction."
Walker was 25-68 over three seasons at Grambling. This year he led the team to its best season (16-17) in a decade and a trip to the SWAC Tournament semifinals.
Grambling officials did not disclose the reason for the coaching change.