Add Southern’s Roman Banks to the list of HBCU coaches piquing the interest of PWIs. Southern announced via released that its head basketball coach has been granted permission to speak with Texas A&M about an opening on its staff.
Officials from Texas A&M contacted Southern athletics director William Broussard to request permission to speak with Banks about serving on the Aggies coaching staff under current coach Billy Kennedy.
Banks served as associate head coach under Kennedy during their stint at Southeastern Louisiana in Hammond.
“I am honored that Billy Kennedy and Texas A&M would consider me a qualified candidate to serve on the Aggies staff. Despite the outside interest, my focus remains centered on elevating the profile of Southern University men’s basketball.”
Banks guided the Jaguars to a 19-13 record and a SWAC regular season championship in 2013. Southern is 59-37 since Banks took over in 2011.
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