ITTA BENA, Miss. — Mississippi Valley State head men’s basketball coach Andre Payne’s contract will not be renewed, the school announced on Monday.

“We would like to thank Coach Andre Payne for his service to the University and wish him the best in his future endeavors,” said Dianthia Ford-Kee, MVSU’s Director of Athletics. “The search for a new head coach will begin immediately.”


Payne became the Delta Devils head coach in July 2014. During his five seasons, the Delta Devils were 31-132 (. 190) and 26-64 (. 288) in the Southwestern Athletic Conference.

The Delta Devils concluded the 2018-19 season with a record of 6-26 and 4-14 in conference play.

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