Bruce Pearl meeting with D-League team

FILE - In this Nov. 26, 2010 file FILE - In this Nov. 26, 2010 file photo, Tennessee head coach Bruce Pearl, right, and associate head coach Tony Jones react during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Villanova in the finals of the NIT Season Tip-Off in New York. Photo Credit: AP

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Former Tennessee coach Bruce Pearl will meet with the Texas Legends of the NBA D-League about the coaching job on Thursday.

He originally was to meet with the team on Wednesday.

Pearl and Donnie Nelson, the Dallas Mavericks general manager who is co-owner of the D-League team, are scheduled to have media availability Thursday after the meeting.

Pearl, who has admitted lying to NCAA investigators, was fired by Tennessee in March. Pearl has been charged with unethical conduct by the NCAA.

Nancy Lieberman led the Legends to the playoffs in her only season as coach. She's now the team's assistant general manager.

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