Tarleton State University is hosting a retirement reception for women's basketball head coach Ronnie Hearne today.

The reception, slated for 2 p.m. in room 218 of the university cafeteria, honors Hearne for more than 40 years and 1,000 head coaching victories. He spent his last 11 years at Tarleton, and guided the TexAnns to the NCAA Championship in each of the last five seasons.

Fans and community members are encouraged to attend.