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Martin to leave K-State, join South Carolina

Kansas City, MO (Sports Network) - Frank Martin is about to become head coach of the South Carolina Gamecocks.

That's according to the Star, which on Monday quoted a source that confirmed a report in a Columbia, South Carolina paper revealing that Martin will be formally introduced on Tuesday.

In addition, The State reported that the university's Board of Trustees will have a meeting scheduled for 10 a.m. (et) Tuesday in order to discuss and approve Martin's new contract.

The 46-year-old Martin completed his fifth season at Kansas State, having led the Wildcats to three consecutive NCAA Tournament berths. This past season, K- State finished 22-11 overall (10-8 in the Big 12), topping Southern Miss before bowing out to Syracuse in the tourney.

Martin compiled a 117-54 mark, with a 50-32 in-conference record since 2007.

03/26 16:35:08 ET