Niagara names Jada Pierce women’s basketball coach

By Nick Veronica

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Niagara announced the hiring of women’s basketball coach Jada Pierce on Tuesday, replacing eight-year veteran┬áKendra Faustin, who left in early June for the same position at Division II Ferris State.

Pierce comes to NU from Atlantic 10 member St. Joseph’s, where she was an assistant coach. Pierce has 18 years of coaching experience, including head coaching experience at the Division II level, but this will be her first D-I head coaching job.

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