Mo Williams was hired as the head coach of Alabama State on Tuesday.
"It's a great day to be a Hornet. I am extremely excited to become part of the family, and I am looking forward to the challenge. Go Hornets!" said Williams.
Williams was previously an assistant under Mark Gottfried at California State University at Northridge.
"We are excited about the direction of our men's basketball program as we moved forward into this new era. Mo Williams checked the boxes that we were looking for in the next head coach of Alabama State men's basketball, and his passion and leadership speak volumes. He is no stranger to the South, having played high school basketball in Mississippi and college basketball in Alabama," added Alabama State athletic director Jennifer Lynne Williams.