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Loyola Marymount hires Blazers assistant Bayno as new coach

Portland Trail Blazers assistant coach Bill Bayno will be named Loyola Marymount's men's basketball coach Friday, Bayno confirmed to ESPN.com.

Bayno is a former UNLV head coach. He has been on the Blazers' bench for the past two seasons and before that he was a scout for the team.

Bayno, 45, replaces Rodney Tention, who was abruptly forced out after three seasons.

Bayno is expected to sign a five-year deal.

Andy Katz covers men's college basketball for ESPN.com.