The Texas Longhorns men’s basketball team needs a new head coach after Shaka Smart departed to take over the Marquette program on Friday. Former Texas freshman sensation and current Brooklyn Nets star Kevin Durant told Stadium’s Jeff Goodman the Longhorns should go after the head coach of a Cinderella darling.

Russell Springmann has the Oral Roberts Golden Eagles in the Sweet 16 of the 2021 NCAA Tournament. Durant thinks his success at ORU merits a shot at coaching a major program: