Wednesday afternoon basketball and football notes (Petersen hires assistant)

Mike Petersen has hired a new assistant coach. Former UTA assistant Karen Blair will replace Cayla Petree, who left to become the head coach at Angelo State.

“She brings great basketball knowledge and experience, both coaching and playing, to our team,” Petersen said in a prepared statement. “She will coach guards for us, and she has a familiarity with the Dallas-Fort Worth area.”

Here’s her bio from her time at UTA

Blair is a former SMU player and assistant coach.

And on the recruiting front, UNT has offered South Oak Cliff linebacker Silvester Hayes and South Grand Prairie safety Jason Hall

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