NORMAN, Okla. – The OU baseball team will have a new coach this season.
According to KFOR-TV sources, Virginia Tech’s Pete Hughes will be in the Sooners’ dugout soon.
A reporter for the Norman Transcript tweeted he confirmed the hire with “an OU source.”
Just had the hiring of Pete Hughes confirmed by an OU source. An official announcement is expected later today.
— John Shinn (@john_shinn) June 27, 2013
A Virginia Tech beat writer for the Richmond Times-Dispatch also claims Hughes is headed to the Sooner State.
Source: Virginia Tech baseball coach Pete Hughes is leaving to take the Oklahoma job and assistant Pat Mason will be promoted. #Hokies
— Mike Barber (@RTD_MikeBarber) June 27, 2013
Virginia Tech is having a press conference at 3:30 p.m. Thursday.
According to the Richmond Times-Dispatch, Hughes led the Hokies to a 40-22 record this season.
Tech went 2-2 in the NCAA regional, which it hosted for the first time in the program’s history.
Oklahoma was the team that eliminated the Hokies in the finals.