Former University of Alabama basketball superstar and 13 year NBA veteran Mo Williams has been officially named as the Head Coach of the Alabama State Men’s Basketball program.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. | Alabama State Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Jennifer Lynne Williams announced Maurice “Mo” Williams as the next head coach of the Alabama State men’s basketball program this afternoon (on Tuesday, May 12).

“We are excited about the direction of our men’s basketball program as we moved forward into this new era,” Williams said. “Mo Williams checked the boxes that we were looking for in the next head coach of Alabama State men’s basketball, and his passion and leadership speak volumes. He is no stranger to the South, having played high school basketball in Mississippi and college basketball in Alabama.