first_imgLook who’s coming Home— Chris Del Conte (@_delconte) March 21, 2016 Grant McGalliard Linkedin Grant McGalliard Grant McGalliard is a senior journalism and political science major from Bay City, Texas. He’s worked in everything from sports to student organizations at TCU, and recently began blogging with the Dallas Morning News. In his spare time, Grant enjoys tweeting far too much, pretending he knows more than he does about Premier League soccer, and listening to the music of Kanye West. printUpdate, 7:15 p.m.It’s official: Dixon is the Frogs’ next head coach. A press conference will be held on Tuesday at 1 p.m. in the Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena. Grant McGalliard ‘We’ve got to be better’: Dixon disappointed with TCU’s 20-point loss in Lubbock Linkedin Facebook Original story, 3:45 p.m. Pittsburgh head coach and former Horned Frog player Jamie Dixon will become the new men’s basketball head coach at TCU, according to reports by CBS and ESPN.News broke last night that Dixon was in contract negotiations with TCU to replace Trent Johnson, who was fired on March 13 after four seasons with the team.TCU basketball player Brandon Parrish tweeted a welcome to Dixon on Monday afternoon:Welcome— Brandon Parrish (@bpthatruth) March 21, 2016Dixon earned $3.2 million last year after bonuses, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, but his base salary is in the $1.4 million  range.His contract buyout is near $10 million.Dixon played for the Frogs from 1984-1987, and hit a game-winning shot against Texas in 1986 that helped TCU capture the Southwestern Conference title.Dixon had the highest winning percentage in Pittsburgh Panther history, at 74.7 percent. His teams made the NCAA Tournament 11 out of 13 years. This season, the Panthers were eliminated by Wisconsin in the first round of the tournament.He earned several accolades while at Pittsburgh, including the 2009 Naismith Coach of the Year Award.We will have more updates on this story as it develops. Twitter TCU students receive evacuation text by mistake + posts Baseball season recap: Rebuilding turns to reloading after surprise CWS trip Twitter Phi Kappa Sigma executive director, chapter president respond to dismissal Grant McGalliard Facebook Dixon reflects on miracle buzzer beater against Texas in 1986 TCU removes Phi Kappa Sigma for hazing and other misconduct Grant McGalliard ReddIt Previous articleThe Skiff: March 17, 2016Next articlePaschal Baseball sets high hopes for the season, conference play Grant McGalliard RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Jamie Dixon will return home to TCU to become the next men’s basketball coach, sources indicate. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome) TCU sees season end in miserable fashion at Big 12 tournament ReddItlast_img read more