Bob Starkey met with the media Wednesday afternoon as LSU's acting women's basketball coach.
BREAKING NEWS: Chatman gone immediately
"I want the players and staff to have the best chance to maximize the opportunities we've earned. I have every confidence in the young ladies and the remaining coaches that they will have success in the NCAA Tournament."
LSU Athletic Director Skip Bertman said that assistant coach Bob Starkey will act as the head coach during the NCAA Tournament:
"I respect and appreciate Pokey's decision to step away from the program now in the best interests of the team," said LSU athletic director Skip Bertman. "Bob Starkey will act as the head coach, and I have full confidence in him, Carla Berry, Christie Sides and Joe Carvalhido to lead this team in the NCAA Tournament."
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