Magee native Carlos Funchess will be named new Southern women's basketball coach

Magee native Carlos Funchess will be named new Southern women's basketball coach

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Longtime Southern assistant Carlos Funchess will be introduced as the next women's basketball coach during a press conference on Thursday.

Funchess has been with Southern for the past 13 seasons, serving under former head coach Sandy Pugh.

He worked with the team's post players, including All-SWAC performers Frederika Lewis, Freda Allen, Jasmine Jefferson and Briana Green.

The press conference is scheduled for 2 p.m. at the F.G. Clark Activity Center.

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