BREAKING: Shelton out at Arkansas-Pine Bluff

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff has announced the resignation of head women’s basketball coach Cary Shelton, effective at the conclusion of his contract on June 30, 2012. Shelton held the position for three years, compiling a cumulative record of 10-79. His best season came in 2008-09, when the Lady Lions were 8-22.

Prior to being tabbed as head women’s basketball coach, Shelton served as an assistant coach with the women’s basketball program.

AD Lonza Hardy, Jr. said he plans to immediately begin evaluating applications as soon as they begin to come in and to select a new coach at the appropriate time.