Texas Tech women's basketball coach Kristy Curry is headed to Alabama.
Curry guided the Lady Raiders to a 21-11 mark this past season which ended in a first-round loss to South Florida in the NCAA tournament. She was 130-98 in her seven years at Texas Tech.
''I am honored and thrilled to be the next women's basketball coach at the University of Alabama,'' Curry said. ''The Alabama program has tremendous potential and I am very excited to get the chance to lead the Crimson Tide back to national prominence. I want to thank the Alabama administration for the confidence they have shown in me, and for giving me this opportunity. We leave Texas Tech with heavy hearts. Kelly and I owe our deepest gratitude to so many people in the Red Raider family. We will always be grateful to the Texas Tech fans, the administration, the faculty and, most of all, our players.''
Prior to coaching at Texas Tech, Curry spent seven seasons at Purdue where she guided the Boilermakers to NCAA tournament app...