Kenny Payne and DePaul are moving closer to a deal to name the New York Knicks assistant as the next head coach of the program.
According to Lawrence Kreymer of The DePaulia, Payne met with athletics director DeWayne Peevy last night and DePaul is looking to hire Payne as its next head coach.
Payne was an assistant at Kentucky from 2010-2020, leaving last summer to accept a position with New York.
BREAKING: DePaul President Esteban, chief of staff Steve Stout and AD DeWayne Peevy met with Kenny Payne in Milwaukee last night. DePaul is looking to hire Payne as its men’s basketball head coach, but are working out logistics with the Knicks, a source confirmed to @TheDePaulia
— Lawrence Kreymer (@kreyme8) March 27, 2021