NW Missouri coach has change of heart

Randy Gipson, named to be the women’s basketball coach at Northwest Missouri State University on Monday, has decided to remain the head coach at Northeastern State University, he announced Tuesday evening.

Gipson has been the head coach at NSU for the past 13 seasons. Gipson contacted Northwest Tuesday citing family and his loyalty to Northeastern State in Tahlequah, Okla., as reasons for staying.

Director of Athletics Wren Baker will resume the search for the next women’s head coach immediately.

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