Curry has spent the past seven seasons at Texas Tech as head coach, compiling a 130-98 record and leading her team to two NCAA tournament berths. Before that she spent seven seasons as head coach at Purdue and had record of 179-51. She took the boilermakers to seven NCAA tournament berths, reaching the championship game in 2001.
“I am honored and thrilled to be the next women’s basketball coach at the University of Alabama,” Curry said in a news release. “The Alabama program has tremendous potential and I am very excited to get the chance to lead the Crimson Tide back to national prominence. I want to thank the Alabama administration for the confidence they have shown in me, and for giving me this opportunity.”