MILWAUKEE — Wisconsin appears poised to pick Pittsburgh’s Paul Chryst as its next head coach.

University of Wisconsin regents planned to hold a teleconference late Wednesday afternoon in closed session to consider employment terms for a new football coach, according to a meeting notice released Tuesday.

Chryst traveled to Madison, Wisconsin on Tuesday to meet with university officials about replacing Gary Andersen, a person with direct knowledge of situation told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the meeting had not been announced.

A move could come as soon as after the regents meeting scheduled to start at 5 p.m. State laws prevented Wisconsin from making a hire before Wednesday ”“ a week after Gary Andersen’s stunning departure for Oregon State left the Badgers program seeking a head coach for the second time in three years.



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