The announcement regarding Billy Gillispie comes during a school investigation of the possible mistreatment of players during practices.
Tech Athletic Director Kirby Hocutt is currently looking into how Gillispie treats his players during practice.
The Council takes final action on matters delegated by the board of directors, makes final recommendations to the board, suggests policies, and oversees membership requirements, among other responsibilities.
Bob Bowlsby has been chosen as Commissioner of the Big 12 Conference.
Hocutt's statement is in response to an Associated Press report. He served as Miami athletic director from February 2008-March 2011
Less than a day after Yahoo! Sports broke the story about an 8-year long scandal at the University of Miami (FL), the NCAA confirmed their investigation of the Miami Hurricane athletic program to the Associated Press.
A new deputy athletics director for Tech will begin his job next month. Keep reading to find out more on Joe Parker.
Here are some of the sights from this morning's press conference
Texas Tech Athletics, before Noon today, made the official announcement that Billy Gillispie has been named the new head coach for Texas Tech Red Raider Basketball. Keep reading to find out additional details
Listen to Chancellor Kent Hance, Tech President Guy Bailey and new Athletic Director Kirby Hocutt's Press Conference from earlier today. Enjoy the press conference, with audio and pictures, when you click through.