Montana hires Travis DeCuire as basketball coach

The Associated Press

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) -- Former Montana point guard Travis DeCuire returned to the Grizzlies on Saturday as basketball coach.

DeCuire set school career and single-season assists records at Montana from 1992 to 1994. He will be formally introduced at a news conference Monday.

DeCuire spent the last six seasons as an assistant at the University of California. He replaces Wayne Tinkle, who left to coach Oregon State.