College Coaching News And Rumors

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Update: UNLV Coaching Search

UNLV’s search to replace Dave Rice continues and seems to be narrowing.  UNLV athletic director Tina Kunzer-Murphy said she hopes to have a new coach in place by the end of March.

From the Las Vegas Sun:
“We’re hoping by the end of this month we’ll have a coach,” Kunzer-Murphy said. “… We’ve been talking to a

Posted By: |March 15th, 2016|Categories: Div I|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Saint Louis Fires Jim Crews

Saint Louis University has announced head coach Jim Crews will not return following the team’s conference tournament loss.  From the school’s press release:
“Jim Crews took over as head coach during a very difficult time and has led the men’s basketball program with great class and dignity,” May said. “Jim has represented our University well and

Posted By: |March 11th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Missouri To Stick With Anderson

Missouri athletic director Mack Rhoades announced head coach Kim Anderson will return for his third season. After two seasons Anderson is 19-44 with the Tigers. What seemed like a slam dunk hire at the time has yet to gain traction. The fact that Anderson is only two years into a project that requires cleanup of a mess
Posted By: |March 10th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

San Francisco Makes Change: Walters Out

The University of San Francisco has announced that Rex Walters will not return as head coach after eight years.  From the USF press release:
In eight seasons as USF’s head coach, Walters compiled a 127-127 overall record, including a 63-65 mark in West Coast Conference games. His 10-year career record, which includes two seasons as the

Posted By: |March 10th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Oklahoma State: Gottlieb Gets Sutton’s Endorsement

Eddie Sutton would support Doug Gottlieb as the next head coach of Oklahoma State, should that job open.  The Tulsa World reported indications are the school is considering a buyout of the remaining three years of Travis Ford’s contract, current Oklahoma State head coach.  Gottlieb is believed to have strong interest in becoming the next

Posted By: |March 9th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

UMass: AD Says Derek Kellogg Will Return

Yesterday UMass fired its women’s basketball head coach and hockey coach.  This left many to wonder if Derek Kellogg was next.  UMass athletic director Ryan Bamford was asked if a tenth place conference finish might end Kellogg’s tenure.  He responded with this (from
“I think Derek and his staff has proven that we can recruit

Posted By: |March 8th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Flint Out: Drexel Searching For New Head Coach

Drexel University has announced that head coach James “Bruiser” Flint will not return next season.  Flint has lead the team since 2001.  His record with the team ends at 245-217.  The Dragons finished this season at 6-25.

The school has announced Parker Executive Search will assist with their search for Flint’s replacement.

From Flint’s twitter page:

We’ve started

Posted By: |March 8th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Interim No More: Wisconsin Names Gard Head Coach

Greg Gard forced the hand of athletic director Barry Alvarez with each conference win.  The school made it official by removing the interim tag and naming Gard head coach.  Gard, a Badger assistant since 2001, took over the team following Bo Ryan’s mid-season retirement.  ESPN reported Gard will receive a 5 year deal.

The prospect of

Posted By: |March 8th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Santa Clara Parts Ways With Kerry Keating

Santa Clara has announced Kerry Keating will not return to the team next season.  Keating was fired after this season’s 11-20 record.  He was hired as head coach in 2007.
“Coach Keating has been very dedicated to our men’s basketball program over the past nine years,” said director of athletics Renee Baumgartner. “I thank Kerry for

Posted By: |March 8th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

North Carolina A&T Removes Joyner’s Interim Tag

North Carolina A&T has announced Jay Joyner will remain with the program as their head coach.  He replaces Cy Alexander who resigned in January.

From the school’s release:
Joyner, who was previously the Aggies associate head coach, took over the head coaching role on an interim basis after Cy Alexander resigned on Jan. 29, 2016. The Aggies

Posted By: |March 8th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments