Small uptick in Black female coaches at Power Five schools


              FILE - Then-Missouri State coach Amaka Agugua-Hamilton signals during the first half of the team's First Four game against Florida State in the NCAA women's college basketball tournament Thursday, March 17, 2022, in Baton Rouge, La. Agugua-Hamilton is now the women's basketball head coach at Virginia. (AP Photo/Matthew Hinton, File)
            
              FILE - Then-Buffalo head coach Felisha Legette-Jack reacts to a call during the first half of a college basketball game against Tennessee in the first round of an NCAA college basketball tournament, Saturday, March 19, 2022, in Knoxville, Tenn. Legette-Jack  is now the coach at Syracuse.  The Atlantic Coast and Southeastern conferences have led the way among the power conferences in hiring coaches of color to lead women’s basketball programs. (AP Photo/Wade Payne, Fle)
            FILE - South Carolina head coach Dawn Staley watches her team during the second half of an NCAA college basketball exhibition game against Benedict in Columbia, S.C., Monday, Oct. 31, 2022. The Atlantic Coast and Southeastern conferences have led the way among the power conferences in hiring coaches of color to lead women's basketball programs. "There is an influx of Black women getting opportunities," South Carolina coach Dawn Staley said.(AP Photo/Nell Redmond, File) FILE - Kentucky head coach Kyra Elzy yells to her team as they play against Princeton in the first half of a college basketball game in the first round of the NCAA tournament in Bloomington, Ind., Saturday, March 19, 2022. The Atlantic Coast and Southeastern conferences have led the way among the power conferences in hiring coaches of color to lead women's basketball programs. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File) FILE - Notre Dame head coach Niele Ivey shouts to players during the first half of a college basketball game against North Carolina State in the Sweet Sixteen round of the NCAA women's tournament, Saturday, March 26, 2022, in Bridgeport, Conn.  The Atlantic Coast and Southeastern conferences have led the way among the power conferences in hiring coaches of color to lead women's basketball programs. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File) FILE - Mississippi head coach Yolett McPhee-McCuin yells to her players in the first half of an NCAA college basketball semifinal round game against South Carolina at the women's Southeastern Conference tournament Saturday, March 5, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn.  The Atlantic Coast and Southeastern conferences have led the way among the power conferences in hiring coaches of color to lead women's basketball programs. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File) FILE - Auburn head coach Johnnie Harris communicates with players during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against South Carolina, Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022, in Columbia, S.C.  The Atlantic Coast and Southeastern conferences have led the way among the power conferences in hiring coaches of color to lead women's basketball programs. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford, File) FILE - Duke head coach Kara Lawson gives instructions to her team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Virginia Tech, Thursday, Dec. 30, 2021 in Blacksburg Va.  The Atlantic Coast and Southeastern conferences have led the way among the power conferences in hiring coaches of color to lead women's basketball programs. (Matt Gentry/The Roanoke Times via AP, File) FILE - Then-Georgia head coach Joni Taylor directs her team during the first half of a first round game against Dayton in the NCAA women's college basketball tournament, Friday, March 18, 2022, in Ames, Iowa. Taylor is now the coach at Texas A&M. The Atlantic Coast and Southeastern conferences have led the way among the power conferences in hiring coaches of color to lead women's basketball programs.  (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)