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Drury's Huber Out, Miller In

Drury women's basketball coach Steve Huber resigned and the program was handed over to Molly Carter Miller.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo--Exactly one year ago, to the day, Drury introduced Steve Huber as its womens basketball coach.

Today the Panthers announced that Huber resigned.

And then less than an hour later announced that the program will be handed over to assistant Molly Miller.   

Drury athletics director Pat Atwell would not elaborate on why Huber left saying only it was pursue other opportunities.

He did have health issues a few months after being hired, he worked himself to exahustion turning around the program.

The Lady Panthers won 27 games and advanced to the Elite Eight in his one season.

Atwell also said that there were no impending NCAA investigations.

The Lady Panthers are now in the hands of Molly Carter Miller.

The 28-year old Kickapoo product played for the Lady Panthers and has been an assistant for two years.

"We think it's important for Molly that interim doesn't mean we're going to open up a search in two weeks.  Interim means go sign some kids you're going to coach the team for us," said Drury AD Pat Atwell.  "We're very thankful for everything he did for us on and off the court.  And we wish him the absolute best.."

"I am excited about this opportunity.  My ties with Drury run very deep," said Drury coach Molly Miller.  "And the relationships I cultivated here, not only with players and faculty and fans.  It feels like home.  I am home. This is the place I fit and feel very comfortable in."

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