Former Wisconsin star and WNBA guard Tamara Moore is taking a rare and historic path as she progresses through the coaching ranks. Moore, who has been a girls’ high school coach in Minneapolis, has been hired as the men’s basketball coach at Mesabi Range College in Minnesota.

Moore will be the only known men’s college basketball head coach in the country. Her rise to the position comes after she played at Wisconsin from 1998 to 2002 and in the WNBA from 2002 to 2007.

“I’m beyond blessed to start this new decade with this amazing honor,” Moore wrote on her Facebook page. “I would like to thank Mesabi Range College for this great opportunity & I know we will be successful.” […]