Walter McCarty has been named head coach at the University of Evansville.

McCarty has been on the coaching staff of Brad Stevens with the Celtics since 2013.

“It became very evident that Walter McCarty was 100 percent the right man for the job,’’ Evansville athletic director Mark Spencer said. “His personality, experience and infectious energy really set him apart. Nobody would have been able to sell Evansville to recruits like Walter McCarty.’’