BROOKINGS, S.D. – Eric Henderson, who served as assistant coach to South Dakota State University's basketball team for the past three seasons, has been promoted to the head coach, the school announced on Wednesday night.
Henderson replaces T.J. Otzelberger, who stepped down earlier in the day to accept the main coaching position at UNLV.
Longtime assistant coach Rob Klinkefus has also been promoted to linking the head coach.
In the rest of the SDSU, Henderson will be head coach for the first time at collegiate level. He started his coaching career as an assistant at Wayne State (Neb.) From 2001