Source: Villanova's Walker to join Gillispie

April, 20, 2011
Villanova assistant Chris Walker will join Billy Gillispie's staff at Texas Tech in a similar capacity, according to a source.

Walker, 41, played for Rollie Massimino at Villanova from 1988-92. He began his second stint as an assistant at his alma mater in June 2009, under Jay Wright.

The Houston native has served on staffs at Pepperdine, New Mexico, Massachusetts and Amherst. He has also served as head coach of the T-Mac All-Stars, a Houston-based amateur unit.

Gillispie agreed to a five-year contract to coach the Red Raiders in March. He has 140-85 record in seven season as a Division I head coach, which include stops at UTEP, Texas A&M and Kentucky.



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