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Report: Stephen F. Austin's Brandon Schneider is top candidate for Kansas

The search for Kansas' head coach, has been for the most part, relatively quiet. But according to a report by, Stephen F. Austin's Brandon Schneider has emerged as a frontrunner, after interviewing Tuesday for the Jayhawks' top position.

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According to a report by, Stephen F. Austin head coach Brandon Schneider has emerged as a top candidate for the vacant Kansas position. He interviewed for the job on Tuesday, and two more candidates are supposed to interview today. Here's an excerpt from the article:

Brandon Schneider, Stephen F. Austin University’s women’s basketball coach, has emerged as a leading candidate to fill the vacancy at Kansas University created when Bonnie Henrickson was fired.

Schneider is in his fifth year at the Southland Conference school in Nacogdoches, Texas. Before that, he coached Div. II Emporia State to 11 NCAA tournament appearances, two Final Fours and a 2010 national championship in 12 seasons. Schneider inherited an Emporia State team that had just gone to the Final Four and brought the Lady Hornets back there in his first season, 1999, and again 11 years later. Emporia was back in the Final Four this season under Schneider’s successor, Jory Collins.

Other names, that have been mentioned as potential candidates, are Arkansas Little-Rock's Joe Foley and Wichita State's Jody Adams, per sources.