Created:Thursday, March 24, 2011 7:49 p.m.CDT
Updated:Thursday, March 24, 2011 7:55 p.m.CDT

Report: Montgomery adds his first assistant coach

During his introductory news conference Thursday afternoon, NIU men's basketball coach Mark Montgomery said he would have his coaching staff finalized in a couple weeks.

It only took him a couple hours to get started.

Montgomery has hired Lou Dawkinsto be an assistant coach with the Huskies, according to a report from Dawkins was formerly head coach of Michigan prep power Saginaw High. He resigned from that position Monday in order to "pursue career goals." In seven years at Saginaw, Dawkins won two state titles.

How do you feel about NIU's recruiting class?
NIU couldn't have done better
Huskies went to a BCS bowl in 2012, it's disappointing
Talk to me in three years