Former UCLA head coach Nikki Caldwell has been named the new head coach for the LSU women's basketball team. Michael Bonnette, of, has the story, below.

New LSU heead coach Nikki Caldwell

Nikki Caldwell, who won national championships as both a player and an assistant coach at Tennessee and turned UCLA into a national power in just three years, has been named the head women's basketball coach at LSU, vice chancellor and director of athletics Joe Alleva announced on Saturday.

Caldwell brings to LSU the combination of outstanding in-game coaching ability with that of being a tremendous recruiter.