Becky Hammon withdraws name from Colorado State men’s basketball coaching search

Becky Hammon is staying in Texas.

The WNBA legend will remain on Gregg Popovich’s staff as the assistant coach of the San Antonio Spurts and not take the head coaching position at Colorado State she has been connected to, according to Yahoo Sports.

Hammon, who was rumored to have been offered the coaching job for the men’s program, would have become the first female head coach of a male team in NCAA history.

She played college ball at Colorado State from 1995 to 1999 before becoming a six-time All-Star in the WNBA.

Becky Hammon is staying in Texas.

After her 16-year playing career, Hammon was hired by Popovich to join the Spurs coaching staff in 2014. She was the first full-time female assistant ever in the NBA.

In 2015, Hammon coached the Spurs to the summer league title.

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