COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ)
Mizzou basketball announced Monday that Jasmine James has been named as the assistant women's basketball coach.
James spent two seasons at Tennessee Tech and was a standout player in the SEC at Georgia. She was also selected in the 2013 WNBA Draft by the Seattle Storm and had a four-year professional career.
"We are thrilled to bring someone with Jasmine's playing and coaching resume into our basketball family," Pingeton said. "She was a high-level player in the Southeastern Conference at Georgia and has been a head coach at the high-school level along with her time at Tennessee Tech who plays in an extremely competitive league. I am looking forward to seeing her impact our current and future Tigers on and off the court."
"Coach Pingeton and her staff have created and nurtured a first-class women's basketball program that represents everything that I relish within an organization," James said.