Cook comes from NAIA Dillard

Updated: May 28, 2004, 12:51 AM ET
Associated Press

THIBODAUX, La. -- Nicholls State on Thursday named Mark Cook as the new women's head basketball coach.

Cook, 45, had been head coach at Dillard for 10 seasons. He was named Gulf Coast Conference coach of the year in 2001, after Dillard advanced to the round of 16 in the NAIA national tournament.

Cook replaces Sue Syljebeck, who became interim head coach last season and finished with a 2-25 record.


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