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Kurt Budke laid the foundation for this program. It is our goal to continue his vision for Oklahoma State women’s basketball. We know that many challenges await us, but we are excited about the future of our program. – Jim Littell
Jim has been a great leader for our program. The circumstances in which he has had to navigate are obviously very trying but he has been a rock over the past month for our women’s team and for the community. – OSU athletic director Mike Holder
From Oklahoma State’s release on the naming of Jim Littell as head coach of the Cowgirls, which includes extensive information on Littell’s coaching pedigree.
Littell, the previous associate head coach at OSU, is well prepared to lead the program. Before coming to the Cowgirls, he was at Seward County Community College for 14 seasons where he was 418-61. Littell was named WBCA coach of the year in 2001, was nine-time conference coach of the year and is a member of the NJCAA Hall of Fame.