Daugherty had been at the school since 2007 and took an indefinite leave in January for health concerns. The school did not give a reason for her departure.

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Washington State athletic director Patrick Chun announced Tuesday that June Daugherty will not return as the women’s basketball head coach for the 2018-19 season.

“Thank you to Coach June Daugherty for her years of service to Washington State University,” Chun said in a news release. “We appreciate everything she has done for our student-athletes, women’s basketball and this university.”

Chun did not give a reason for Daughterty’s departure.

Daugherty, 61, hired before the 2007-08 campaign, has guided the Cougars for the past 11 seasons, posting a combined 130-218 record, including three WNIT appearances.

In January, Daugherty took an indefinite leave of absence. Citing an undisclosed medical issue, she left her duties to her husband Mike Daugherty, WSU’s associate head coach.

WSU didn’t clarify whether Daugherty’s health concerns were a factor in her departure.

Daugherty was 191–139 (.579) in 11 seasons at Washington and led the Huskies to the Elite Eight in the 2000-01 season and seven NCAA tournament appearances.

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Matt Fonteyne and Garrett Pilon each scored for the Silvertips. Kevin Davis had two assists.