Ford reportedly hired by St. Louis

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Travis Ford has quickly found a landing spot.

The former Oklahoma State head coach has been hired by St. Louis, according to a report Tuesday by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

Ford was fired by the Cowboys earlier this month after eight seasons in Stillwater in which he went 155-111 overall and 55-65 in the Big 12, including a conference mark of 19-35 the last three years. He was let go by the Cowboys as much for lagging attendance and interest as anything, and likely kept his job longer than the fanbase would have liked due to the large buyout he was due after he signed a 10-year deal in 2009.

Ford replaced Jim Crews, who was fired after four years in which he went 77-56, won two A-10 titles and made two NCAA tournaments, though lagged to a 22-42 record the last two years.