By Brett Vito
Wren Baker vowed just a few days ago to find a proven head coach to take over North Texas' men's basketball program.
UNT's athletic director came through on that promise Monday, when the school announced Grant McCasland has been hired to replace Tony Benford.
The Denton Record-Chronicle reported early Monday afternoon that UNT was close to finalizing a deal to hire Arkansas State's head coach to take over its program.
UNT announced McCasland had been hired a a short time later.
McCasland, 40, spent just one season at Arkansas State. He was previously...