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2011 College Basketball Coaching Changes & Potential Candidates

Category: College Basketball Coaching News, Editorial

Who’s out? Who’s in? It’s that time of the year again when assistants get their big shot at a head coaching position while other schools begin the poaching process. As positions are made available, potential candidates will be included on the list.

“Hirings” will appear at the bottom of the page, followed by the coaching change “Timeline”.

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Alabama A&M:

Former Coach:
L. Vann Pettaway (fired)

New Coach: Willie Hayes (Alabama A&M assistant)

Potential Alabama A&M Basketball coach Candidates:

Cy Alexander (former Tennessee St. coach), Ricardo Patton (former NIU coach), Willie Hayes (Alabama A&M assistant), Michael Grant (Stillman College coach), Eugene Harris (former FAMU coach)

Alcorn St.:

Former Coach:
Larry Smith (fired)

New Coach:
Luther Riley

Potential Alcorn St. Basketball Coach Candidates:
David Ponton (former Grambling women’s coach), Richard Horton (Humphrey’s County Day AD), Luther Riley (J.W.Provine High coach)


Former Coach:
John Pelphrey (fired)

New Coach:
Mike Anderson (Missouri coach)

Arkansas Basketball Coach Candidates:
Sources: School Interested in: Buzz Williams (Marquette coach), Tubby Smith (Minnesota coach), Frank Martin (Kansas St. coach), Gregg Marshall (Wichita St. coach), Mick Cronin (Cincinnati coach), Larry Brown (former NBA coach)

Boston University:

Former Coach:
Pat Chambers

New Coach: Joe Jones (BC assistant)

Potential BU Basketball coach Candidates:


Former Coach:
Jim Les (fired)

New Coach:
Geno Ford (Kent St. coach)

Bradley Basketball Coach Candidates:

Confirmed Candidates: Dana Fife (IPFW coach), Greg Gard (Wisconsin assistant), Barry Hinson (Kansas assistant), Mark Montgomery (Michigan St. assistant), Paul Lusk (Purdue assistant)

Sources: Scott Sutton (Oral Roberts coach), Dan Monson (LBSU coach), Ray Giacoletti (Gonzaga assistant), Tim Buckley (Indiana assistant), Craig Neal (New Mexico assistant), Matthew Graves (Butler assistant), Rodney Terry (Texas assistant), Jerrance Howard (Illinois assistant)

Others: Keno Davis (former Providence coach),  Todd Lickliter (former Iowa coach)

No Longer a Candidate: Rob Jeter (UW-Milwaukee coach)


Former Coach:
Emmett Davis (fired)

New Coach:
Matt Langel (Temple assistant)

Potential Colgate Basketball coach Candidates:

Nathan Davis (Randolf-Macon coach), Pat Duquette (Northeastern assistant), Dane Fischer (Bucknell assistant), Mike Maker (Williams coach)

No longer a candidate: Glen Miller (UConn assistant)

California – Davis:

Former Coach:

Gary Stewart (resigned)

New Coach: Jim Les (former Bradly coach)

UC Davis Basketball coach Candidates:

Confirmed: Danny Yoshikawa (USF assistant), Jim Les (former Bradley coach), Jay John (Cal assistant), Greg Graham (former Boise St. coach), Donny Daniels (Gonzaga assistant)

Other potential candidates: Cameron Dollar (Seattle coach), Rob Ehsan (Maryland assistant), Brad Holland (former San Diego coach), Greg Gottlieb (Cal assistant), Greg Kamanski (Cal Poly Pomona coach), Ken Amman (Concordia coach), Dedrique Taylor (ASU assistant), Kevin Bromley (UCSB assistant), Scott Garson (UCLA assistant), Mark Fisher (SDSU assistant)

No longer candidates: Bob Cantu (USC assistant)

CSU Bakersfield:

Former Coach:
Keith Brown (fired)

New Coach:
Rod Barnes (former GA State coach)

Potential CSU Bakersfield Basketball coach Candidates:

Justin Hutson (SDSU assistant), Rod Barnes (former GA St coach), Vance Walberg (former Pepperdine coach, CSUB alum), Jim Harrick (former UCLA coach), Will Voight (Baskersfield Jam coach)


Former Coach:
Brian Gregory (resigned)

New Coach:
Archie Miller (Arizona assistant)

Potential Dayton Basketball coach Candidates:

Archie Miller (Arizona assistant), Matthew Graves (Butler assistant), Billy Schmidt (Dayton assistant), John Groce (Ohio coach), Gary Waters (Cleveland St. coach), Rob Jeter (Wisconsin-Milwaukee coach), Keith Dambrot (Akron coach), Biily Kennedy (Murry St. coach), Chris Collins (Duke assistant), Greg Kampe (Oakland coach), Jim Christian (TCU coach), Porter Moser (St. Louis assistant)

Longshots: Donnie Tyndall (Morehead St. coach), Gregg Marshall (wichita St. coach), Tommy Amaker (Harvard coach), Blaine Taylor (ODU coach)

No longer a candidate: Steve Wojciechowski (Duke assistant)

Eastern Mighigan:

Former Coach:
Charles Ramsey (fired)

New Coach:
Rob Murphy (Syracuse assistant)

Potential Eastern Michigan Basketball coach Candidates:

Ric Wesley (Grand Valley St. coach), Cornell Mann (Dayton assistant), Dwayne Stephens (Michigan St. assistant), Tony Jones (former Tennessee assistant), Todd Lickliter (former Providence coach), Bacari Alexander (Michigan assistant)

Longshot: Gary Waters (Cleveland St. coach/former EMU assistant)

Eastern Washington:

Former Coach:
Kirk Earlywine (fired)

New Coach:
Jim Hayford (Whitworth University coach )

EWU Basketball Coach Candidates:

Sources: Ray Giacoletti (Gonzaga assistant), Carl Howell (Tacoma Community College coach), Jim Hayford (Whitworth University coach ), Jeff Hironaka (Washington State assistant), Ryan Looney (Seattle Pacific coach), Travis DeCuire (Cal assistant)


Former Coach:
Ed Cooley (resigned)

New Coach:
Sydney Johnson (Princeton coach)

Fairfield Basketball coach Candidates:

Bob Simon (Fairfield assistant), Jim Ferry (LIU coach), Dave Leitao (former UVA coach), John Dunne (St. Peter’s coach), Aki Collins (Marquette assistant)

Others: Sydney Johnson (Princeton coach), Norm Roberts (former St. Johns coach), Pat Skerry (Pitt assistant), Andre LaFleur (Uconn assistant), Paul Hewitt (former GA Tech coach)

Florida A&M:

Former Coach:
Eugene Harris (fired)

New Coach:
Clem Johnson (Alaska-Fairbanks coach)

Potential FAMU Basketball coach Candidates:

Florida Gulf Coast:

Former Coach:
Dave Balza (fired)

New coach: Andy Enfield (FSU assistant)

FGCU Basketball coach Candidates:
Finalists: Richard Pitino (Florida assistant), Andy Enfield (FSU assistant), Rick Ray (Clemson assistant)

Confirmed: Dan Hipsher (Alabama assistant), Todd Lickliter (former Iowa coach)

Other confirmed interested: Todd Lickliter (former Iowa coach), Larry Mangino (SMU assistant), Tim Maloney (Baylor assistant), Eric Mussleman (former NBA coach), Jorge Fernandez (Miami assistant), Rodell Davis (ex-Providence assistant), Matt Langel (Temple assistant), Kyle Macy (former Morehouse St. coach), Tom Green (former FDU coach), Pete Froedden (Lipscomb assistant), Jerry Dunn (former Penn St. coach), Ray Harper (WKU assistant)

Others: Jim Les (former Bradley coach), Steve Merfield (Creighton assistant), Rick Skruggs (App St. assistant), Anthony Anderson (FAU assistant)

Confirmed But No Longer a Candidate: Jan van Breda Kolff (former Vanderbilt coach), Casey Alexander (Belmont assistant), Michael White (Ole Miss assistant)

Fresno St.:

Former Coach:
Steve Cleveland (fired)

New Coach:
Rodney Terry (Texas assistant)

Fresno St. Basketball coach Candidates:
Jeff Boals (Ohio St. assistant), Rex Walters (San Francisco coach), Bob Cantu (USC assistant), Eric Reveno (Portland coach), Jerod Haase (UNC assistant)

Others: Ed Madec (Fresno City College coach), Ernie Kent (former Oregon coach),Vance Walberg (UMass assistant, former Fresno City College coach), Rob Evans (former Arizona St. coach), Mike Dunlap (St. Johns assistant),  Senque Carey (Fresno St. assistant), Heath Schroyer (former Wyoming coach), Tim Jankovich (Illinois St.)

No longer a candidate: Wayne Tinkle (Montana coach)

George Mason:

Former Coach:
Jim Larranaga  (resigned)

New Coach:
Paul Hewitt (former GA Tech coach)

Potential George Mason Basketball coach Candidates:
Mike Lonergan (Vermont coach), Jeff Capel (former VCU coach), Bill Courtney (Cornell coach), Jeff Jones (American coach), Mike Rhodes (VCU assistant), Chris Caputo (GMU assistant), Steve Pikiell (Stony Brook coach), Jim Baron (URI coach)

Others: Scott Cherry (High Point coach), Eddie Beidenbach (UNC-Asheville coach), Craig Esherick (former Georgetown coach)

George Washington:

Former Coach:
Karl Hobbs (fired)

New Coach:
Mike Lonergan (Vermont coach)

Potential George Washington Basketball coach Candidates:
Mike Lonergan (Vermont coach), Jeff Capel (former VCU coach),  Joe Dooley (Kansas assistant), Jeff Jones (American coach)

Georgia St.:

Former coach:
Rod Barnes (fired)

New Coach: Ron Hunter (IUPUI coach)

Potential Georgia St. Basketball Coach Candidates:
Paul Graham (GSU assistant coach), Andy Ensfield (FSU assistant), Phil Cunningham (Mississippi St. assistant), Dennis Felton (former Georgia coach), Mark Gottfried (former Alabama coach), Dip Metress (Augusta St. coach)

Georgia Tech:

Former coach:
Paul Hewitt (fired)

New Coach:
Brian Gregory (Dayton coach)

Georgia Tech Basketball Coach Candidates:
Confirmed: Brian Gregory (Dayton coach), Chris Mooney (Richmond coach), Doug Wojcik (Tulsa coach), Craig Neal (New Mexico assistant)

Sources:  Buzz Williams (Marquette coach), Mark Price (former GT player/assistant coach), Kevin Stallings (Vanderbilt coach), Tubby Smith (Minnesota coach),Chris Mack (Xavier coach), Gregg Marshall (Wichita St. coach), Cuonzo Martin (Missouri St. coach), Brian Gregory (Dayton coach), Scott Drew (Baylor coach), Mark Turgeon (Texas A&M coach), Reggie Theus (NBA assistant), Shaka Smart (VCU coach), Rick Byrd (Belmont coach)


Former coach:
Dana Fife (resigned)

New Coach:
Tony Jasick ( IPFW assistant)


Former coach:
Ron Hunter (resigned)

New Coach:
Todd Howard ( IUPUI assistant)

IUPUI Basketball Coach Candidates:
Todd Lickliter (former Iowa coach), Todd Howard (IUPUI assistant), Linc Darner (Florida Southern coach), Jay John (former Oregon St. coach)

Others: Dana Fife (IPFW coach), Stan Gouard (Indianapolis coach), (Jerrance Howard (Illinois assistant), Tarvaris Hardy (Northwestern assistant), Matthew Graves (Butler assistant), Vince Taylor (Minnesota assistant)

Kennessaw St.:

Former Coach:
Tony Ingle (fired)

New Coach:
Lewis Preston (Penn St. assistant)

Potential Kennessaw St. Basketball Coach Candidates:

Reported Leaders: Kevin Cantwell (GA Tech assistant), Casey Alexander (Belmont assistant)

Other Candidates: Lewis Preston (Penn St. assistant), Dip Metress (Augusta St. coach), Robert McCullum (former GA Tech assistant), Phillip Pearson (Georgia assistant), Greg Matta (North Cobb Christian HS coach), Derrek Waugh (former Stetson coach)

Kent St.:

Former coach:
Geno Ford (resigned)

New Coach: Rob Senderoff (Kent St. assistant)

Potential Kent St. Basketball Coach Candidates:
Dwayne Stephens (Michigan St. assistant), Rob Senderoff (Kent St. assistant), Jayson Gee (Cleveland St. assistant),  Jeff Boals (Ohio St. assistant), Rob Murphy (Syracuse assistant), Eric Haut (TCU assistant), Pat Kelsey (Xavier assistant), Mike Helfer (Valdosta St.)


Former Coach:
Steve Roccaforte (fired)

New Coach:
Pat Knight (former Texas Tech coach)

Lamar Basketball Coach Candidates:

Matt Cross (Lamar St-Port Arthor), Pat Knight (former Texas Tech coach), Scott Monarch (Marquette assistant), Tic Price (Lamar assistant), Alvin Brooks (Houston assistant), Glynn Cyprien (Memphis assistant), Jesse Evans (former U SanFrancisco coach), Walter Roese (Hawaii assistant). Terry Evans (UCO coach)


Former Coach:
Jim Whitesell (fired)

New Coach:
Porter Moser (St. Louis assistant)

Potential Loyola Basketball Coach Candidates:

Porter Moser (St. Louis assistant), Tim Buckley (Indiana assistant), Todd Lickliter (former Iowa coach), Keno Davis (former Providence coach), Jerrance Howard (Illinois assistant), Tarvaris Hardy (Northwestern assistant), Matthew Graves (Butler assistant), Vince Taylor (Minnesota assistant), Isiah Thomas FIU coach)


Former Coach:
Barry Rohrssen (fired)

New Coach:
Steve Masiello (Louisville assistant)

Potential Manhattan Basketball Coach Candidates:
Steve Masiello (Louisville assistant), Bob Walsh (Rhode Island College coach), Van Macon (Fordham assistant), Jim Ferry (LIU coach)

No Longer a Candidate: King Rice (Vanderbilt assistant, new Monmouth coach), Scott Padgett (Manhattan assistant), John Dunne (St. Peter’s coach)


Former Coach:
Gary Williams (retired)

New Coach: Mark Turgeon (Texas A&M coach)

Potential Maryland Basketball coach Candidates:
Mike Lonergan (UVM coach), Jeff Jones (American coach), Tubby Smith (Minnesota coach), Jay Wright (Villanova coach), Mike Jarvis (FAU coach), Tommy Amaker (Harvard coach), Mike Brey (Notre Dame coach), Sean Miller (Arizona coach)


Former Coach:
Frank Haith (resigned)

New Coach:
Jim Larranaga (George Mason coach)

Potential Miami Basketball Coach Candidates:
Rob Jeter (Wisconsin-Milwaukee coach), Chris Mooney (Richmond coach), Mike Davis (UAB coach), Jeff Capel (former Oklahoma coach), Billy Kennedy (Murry St. coach), John Pelphrey (former Arkansas coach), Donnie Jones (UCF coach), Mike Jarvis (FAU coach)

Others: Al Skinner (former BC coach), Orlando Antigua (Kentucky assistant)

No Longer a Candidate: Tommy Amaker (Harvard coach)

School not interested: Frank Martin (Kansas St. coach)


Former coach:
Dave Calloway (fired)

New Coach:
King Rice (Vanderbilt assistant)

Potential Monmouth Basketball Coach Candidates:
Sources: John Dunne (St. Peter’s coach), Kevin Boyle (St. Patricks HS coach), Matt Langel (Temple assistant), Geoff Arnold  (St. Joseph’s coach), Van Macon (Fordham assistant), Pat Skerry (Pitt assistant), Darren Savino (Cincinnati assistant), Jason Donnelly(Villanova assistant), Geoff Billet (CBA HS coach)

Others: King Rice (Vanderbilt assistant), John Dunne (St. Peter’s coach), Mike Brennan (Georgetown assistant), Martin Ingelsby (Notre Dame assistant), Dan Earl (Penn St. assistant), Jim Fox (Davidson assistant), Bob Walsh (College of Rhode Island coach), Greg Herenda (UMass-Lowell coach), Craig Carter (Siena assistant)


Former Coach:
Mike Anderson (resigned)

New Coach:
Frank Haith (Miami coach)

Missouri Basketball Coach Candidates:
Steve Alford (New Mexico coach), Shaka Smart (VCU coach), Doug Wojcik (Tulsa coach), Chris Mooney (Richmond coach), Mick Cronin (Cincinnati coach), Gregg Marshall (Wichita St. coach), Dave Rose (BYU coach), Scott Sutton (Oral Roberts coach), Mark Fox (Georgia coach), Den Jacobsen (UNI coach), Melvin Watkins (Missouri assistant)

No Longer a Candidate: Matt Painter (Purdue coach), Brian Gregory (Dayton coach), Josh Pastner (Missouri coach)

Missouri St:

Former Coach:
Counzo Martin (resigned)

New Coach:
Paul Lusk (Purdue assistant)

Missouri St. Basketball Coach Candidates:
Paul Lusk (Purdue assistant), John Harris (Missouri St. assistant, new Tennessee assistant), Scott Sutton (Oral Roberts coach), Pat Knight (former Texas Tech coach), Jeff Boals (Ohio St. assistant), Tim Buckley (Indiana assistant), Todd Lickliter (former Iowa coach), Keno Davis (former Providence coach), Jerrance Howard (Illinois assistant), Richard Pitino (Florida assistant), Tarvaris Hardy (Northwestern assistant), Matthew Graves (Butler assistant), Vince Taylor (Minnesota assistant)

Murray St.:

Former Coach:

Billy Kennedy (resigned)

New Coach:
Steve Prohm

Potential Murray St. Basketball coach Candidates:

Steve Prohm (Murray St. assistant), Phillip Pearson (Georgia assistant)


Former Coach:
Billy Lange (resigned)

New Coach:
Ed DeChellis (Penn St. coach)

Potential Navy Basketball coach Candidates:
Eugene Burroughs (Navy assistant), Mike Jarvis II (FAU assistant), Joe Burke (Skidmore coach), Jimmy Allen (Army assistant), Nathan Davis (Randolph Macon coach)

Northern Illinois:

Former coach:
Ricardo Patton (fired)

New Coach:
Mark Montgomery (Michigan St. assistant)

NIU Basketball Coach Candidates:

Finalists: Mark Montgomery (Michigan St. assistant), Paul Lusk (Purdue assistant), Ray Giacoletti (Gonzaga assistant), Tim Buckley (Indiana assistant)

Others:  Rick Ray (Clemson assistant), Scott Nagy (SDSU coach), Keno Davis (former Providence coach), Lamont Paris (Wisconsin assistant), Jim Les (former Bradley coach), Jerrance Howard (Illinois assistant), Paul Lusk (Purdue assistant). Mark Montgomery (Michigan St. assistant), Todd Lickliter (former Iowa coach)

Louisiana Tech:

Former Coach:
Kerry Rupp (fired)

New coach:
Michael White (Ole Miss assistant)

Potential LA Tech Basketball Coach Candidates:

Chad McDowell (LSU-Shreveport coach), Joe Pasternak (UNO coach), Dave Simmons (McNeese St. coach), Steve Forbes (former Tennessee assistant), Wayne Morgan (Hofstra assistant), Mike McConathy (Northwestern St. coach), Michael White (Ole Miss assistant)

North Carolina St.:

Former coach:
Sidney Lowe (fired)

New Coach:
Mark Gottfried (former alabama coach)

Potential NC State Basketball Coach Candidates:

Shaka Smart (VCU coach), Mark Turgeon (Texas A&M coach), Gregg Marshall (Wichita St. coach), Mick Cronin (Cincinnati coach)

Not interest in being a candidate: Sean Miller (Arizona coach), Chris Mooney (Richmond coach), Chris Mack (Xavier coach), Rick Barnes (Texas coach), Josh Pastner (Memphis coach), Mike Brey (Notre Dame coach), Mark Fox (Georgia coach), Tubby Smith (Minnesota coach)


Former Coach:
Jeff Capel (fired)

New Coach:
Lon Kruger (UNLV coach)

Potential Oklahoma Basketball Coach Candidates:

Terry Evans (Central Oklahoma coach), Doug Wojcik (tulsa coach), Gregg Marshall (Wichita St. coach), Tad Boyle (Colorado coach), Steve Alford (New Mexico coach)

No longer a candidate: Lon Kruger (UNLV coach), Cuonzo Martin (Missouri St. coach), Buzz Williams (Marquette coach), Bruce Weber (Illinois coach), Dave Rose (BYU coach)

Penn St.:

Former Coach:
Ed DeChellis (resigned)

New Coach; Pat Chambers (former BU coach)

Potential Penn St. Basketball coach Candidates:


Former Coach:
Tom Asbury (retired)

New Coach: Marty Wilson (Pepperdine assistant coach)


Former coach:
Sydney Johnson (resigned)

New Coach:
Mitch Henderson (Northwestern assistant)

Potential Princeton Basketball Coach Candidates:

Mike Brennen (Georgetown Assistant), Brian Earl (Princeton assistant), Mitch Herderson (Northwestern assistant), Mike Maker (Williams coach), Tony Newsome (Princeton assistant)


Former Coach:
Keno Davis (fired)

New coach: Ed Cooley (Fairfield coach)

Former Providence Coach Candidates:

Pat Chambers (BU coach), Pat Skerry (Pitt assistant), Jim Larranaga (George Mason coach), Bill Coen (Northeastern coach), Al Skinner (former BC coach), Fran Fraschilla (former coach), Tom Herrion (Marshall coach), Ron Everhart (Duquesne coach)

Reportedly not a candidate: Jim O’Brien (former BC/Ohio St. coach)


Former Coach:
Brad Greenberg (fired)

New Coach: Mike Jones (VCU assistant)

Potential Radford Basketball coach Candidates:
Jim Corrigan (ODU assistant), Mike Young (Wofford coach), Ron Bradley (former Radford caoch)

Benny Moss (former UNCW coach), Karl Hobbs (former GW coach)


Former Coach:
Rob Spivery (fired)

New Coach:
Roman Banks (Southeastern Louisiana assistant)

Potential Southern Basketball Coach Candidates:



Former Coach:
Derrek Waugh (fired)

New Coach:
Casey Alexander (Belmont assistant)

Potential Stetson Basketball Coach Candidates:

Casey Alexander (Belmont assistant), Steve Ridder (Embry-Riddle coach), Rob Wilkes (Old Dominion Assistant), Jorge Fernandez (Miami assistant)


Former Coach:
Bruce Pearl (fired)

New Coach: Counzo Martin (Missouri St. coach)

Potential Tennessee Basketball Coach Candidates:

Report: Shaka Smart (VCU coach), Donnie Jones (UCF coach)

Others: Anthony Grant (Alabama coach), Tad Boyle (Colorado coach), Rick Byrd (Belmont coach), Shaka Smart (VCU coach), Chris Mooney (Richmond coach), Buzz Williams (Marquette coach), Mark Turgeon (TAMU coach), Gregg Marshall (Wichita St. coach), Cuonzo Martin (Missouri St. coach),  Houston Fancher (Tennessee interim coach/former App St coach)

Rejected Offer: Chris Mack (Xavier coach)

Not a candidate: Lawrence Frank (NBA assistant/former Tennessee assistant)

Longshot: Larry Brown (former NBA coach considering move back to college ranks)

Tennessee Tech:

Former Coach:
Mike Sutton (retired)

New Tennessee Tech coach:
Steve Payne (Tennessee Tech assistant)

Texas A&M:

Former Coach:
Mark Turgeon (resigned)

New Coach: Billy Kennedy (Murray St. coach)

Potential Texas A&M Basketball coach Candidates:
Jeff Van Gundy (former NBA Houston coach), Doug Wojcik (Tulsa coach), Scott Spinelli (TAMU assistant), Bob Marlin (ULL coach), Johnny Jones (UNT coach), Tad Boyle (Colorado coach), Fran Fraschilla (former UNM coach), Gregg Marshall (Wichita St. coach), Tommy Amaker (Harvard coach), Doc Sadler (Nebraska coach), Billy Kennedy (Murry St. coach), Larry Brown (former NBA coach), Ben Jacobsen (UNI coach)

Not Candidates: Buzz Williams (Marquette coach), Josh Pastner (Memphis coach)

Texas A&M – Corpus Christi:

Former Coach:
Perry Clark (fired)

New Texas A&M – Corpus Christi coach:
Willis Wilson (Memphis assistant)

Texas A&M – CC Basketball Coach Candidates:

Source: Willis Wilson (Memphis assistant), King Rice (Vanderbilt assistant)

Texas Tech:

Former Coach:
Pat Knight (fired)

New Coach:
Billie Gillispie
(former UK, TAMU, UTEP coach)

Former Potential Texas Tech Basketball Coach Candidates:
Gregg Marshall (Wichita St. coach), Buzz Williams (Marquette coach), Joe Dooley (Kansas assistant)

No longer candidate: Doc Sadler (Nebraska coach)


Former Coach:
Pat Kennedy (fired)

New Coach:
Pat Skerry (Pitt assistant)

Towson Basketball Coach Candidates:

Mike Rhodes (VCU assistant), Jared Haase (UNC assistant), Dalonte Hill (KSU assistant), Pat Skerry (Pitt assistant)
Others: Duggar Baucom (VMI Head Coach), Chuck Driesell  (Citadel Head Coach), Michael Brennan (Georgetown Assistant), Larry Davis (Associate Head Coach Cincinnati), Bobby Lutz  (Assistant Coach Iowa St.), Chris Harney  (Head Coach St. Marys College of Maryland)

Not a candidate: Pat Kelsey (Xavier assistant), Russell Springmann (Texas Assistant), Todd Bozeman – (Morgan St. Head Coach), Jim Corrigan (Old Dominion assistant) Mike Lonergan (Vermont Head Coach), Jim Christian – (TCU Head Coach)


Former Coach:
Lon Kruger (resigned)

New Coach:
Dave Rice (BYU assistant)

Potential UNLV Basketball Coach Candidates:

Reggie Theus (former NMSU coach), Dave Rice (BYU assistant), Mike Dunlap (St. Johns assistant), Ernie Kent (former Oregon coach)


Former Coach:
Jim Boylen (fired)

New Coach:
Larry Krystkowiak (NBA Nets assistant)

Utah Basketball Coach Candidates:
Larry Krystkowiak (NBA Nets assistant), Mark Gottfried (former Alabama coach)

Others: Trent Johnson (LSU coach), Blaine Taylor (ODU coach), Stew Morrill (Utah St. coach), Randy Rahe (Weber St. coach), Mike Dunlap (St. John’s assistant)

Longshot:  Tony Bennet (UVA coach)

Reportedly no longer a candidate:  Randy Bennett (St. Mary’s coach), Dave Rose (BYU coach)


Former Coach:
Homer Drew (retired)

New Coach:
Bryce Drew (Valpo assistant)


Former Coach:
Mike Lonergan (resigned)

New coach: John Becker (UVM Assistant)

Potential Vermont Basketball coach Candidates:
Pat Duquette (Northeastern assistant), Mike Maker (Williams coach), John Becker (UVM assistant), Ralph Chillious (Washington assistant), Mike Jarvis II (FAU assistant),

Others: Bob Walsh (College of RI coach), Will Voight (NBDL Bakersfield coach)

Source: No longer a candidate: Jeff Brown (Middlebury coach)

Not a candidate: Hajj Turner (Vermont assistant)


Former Coach:
Heath Schroyer (fired)

New Coach:
Larry Shyatt (Florida assistant)

Potential Wyoming Basketball Coach Candidates:
Larry Shyatt (former Wyoming coach/current Florida assistant), Steve Gosar (Southern Idaho coach), Blaine Taylor (ODU coach), Billy Kennedy (Murray St. coach), Eric Reveno (Portland coach), Mike Dunlop (St. John’s assistant), Wayne Tinkle (Montana coach), Dave Rice – BYU assistant, Jeremy Cox (USF assistant)

Others: Fred Langley – Wyoming Interim Head coach,  Johnny Jones – UNT coach, Joe Dooley – Kansas assistant


6/21/11: HIRING: Boston University Hires BC assistant
6/14/11: HIRING: Radford Hires VCU Assitant
6/06/11: HIRING: Alabama A&M Promotes Hayes
6/04/11: HIRING: Penn St. Hires BU coach Chambers
5/23/11: HIRING: DeChellis leaves Penn St. for Navy
5/22/11: HIRING: Murray St. to Promote Prohm
5/20/11: HIRING: UVM to Promote Becker
5/16/11: Radford Set to Fire Greenberg
5/16/11: Homer Drew Retires from Valpo, Bryce Promoted
5/15/20: HIRING: Texas A&M Selects Kennedy
5/09/11: HIRING: Maryland Lands Turgeon
5/09/11: Lange Reigns at Navy
5/06/11: HIRING: Lonergan Leaves UVM for GW
5/05/11: HIRING: FAMU To Name Clemon Johnson Coach
5/05/11: Gary Williams Retires from Maryland
5/05/11: HIRING: UC Davis Hires Jim Less
4/30/11: HIRING: George Mason Hires Hewitt
4/25/11: Hobbs Out at George Washington
4/25/11: HIRING: Colgate Hires Temple Assistant
4/21/11: HIRING: Report – Jim Larranaga to Miami
4/20/11: HIRING: Kennessaw St. Hires Penn St. assistant
4/20/11: HIRING: Princeton Hires former Tiger, Northwestern Assistant as Coach
4/19/11: HIRING: IPFW to Promote Jasick
4/19/11: HIRING: Stetson Hires Belmont Assistant
4/19/11: HIRING: EMU Hires Syracuse Assistant
4/17/11: HIRING: IUPUI to Promote Howard
4/13/11: HIRING: Report – SELA Assistant to Southern
4/10/11: HIRING: UNLV Hires Dave Rice
4/09/11: HIRING: Manhattan Hires Louisville Assistant
4/07/11: HIRING: Fresno St. Hires Texas Assistant
4/06/11: HIRING: Kent St. Promotes Senderoff
4/05/11: Ramsey Out at Eastern Michigan
4/05/11: Spivrey Out at Southern
4/05/11: HIRING: Mark Gottfried Hired at NC State
4/05/11: HIRING: Lamar Hires Pat Knight
4/04/11: HIRING: Fairfield Hires Sydney Johnson
4/03/11: HIRING: Towson Gets Pat Skerry
4/03/11: HIRING: Haith Leaves Miami for Missouri
4/03/11: HIRING: Loyola Hires Moser
4/03/11: HIRING: Dayton to Hire Archie Miller
4/03/11: HIRING: Utah Hires Krystkowiak
4/01/11: HIRING: Purdue Assistant to Missouri St.
4/01/11: HIRING: Report – Oklahoma To Hire Lon Kruger
3/31/11: HIRING: Shyatt Back to Wyoming
3/30/11: HIRING: CBSUB Hired Rod Barnes
3/30/11: UC Davis Coach Out
3/30/11: Alabama coach out after 25 Year Run
3/30/11: HIRING: FGCU To Name Enfield New coach
3/29/11: HIRING: Report – Monmouth to Hire King Rice
3/29/11: HIRING: Report – LA Tech to hire Ole Miss Assistant
3/28/11: HIRING: EWU Hires Haywood
3/27/11: HIRING: Alcorn St. Makes It’s Pick
3/27/11: HIRING: Bradley Hires Kent St. Coach, Geno Ford
3/27/11: HIRING: Missouri St. coach Martin to Tennessee
3/24/11: HIRING: Willis Wilson Reportedly Next TAMU-CC coach
3/23/11: Louisiana Tech Coach Rupp Out
3/23/11: HIRING: Mich St Assistant Montgomery to Northern Illinois
3/23/11: HIRING: Anderson Leaving Missouri for Arkansas
3/23/11: HIRING: Tennessee Tech Coach Retires, Assistant Promoted
3/22/11: HIRING: Providence Hiring Cooley
3/21/11: Pearl Out at Tennessee
3/20/11: HIRING: IUPUI Coach to GA State
3/20/11: REPORT –  Mike Anderson Remaining at Missouri
3/20/11: HIRING: Texas Tech to Hire Gillispie, Announcement on Wed
3/17/11: Florida A&M Coach Harris Out
3/15/11: Source: Cleveland Out as Fresno St. Coach
3/15/11: Davis Out at Colgate
3/15/11: Lowe Resigns at NC State
3/14/11: Lamar Relieves Roccaforte
3/14/11: Whitesell Out at Loyola
3/14/11: Capel Fired at Oklahoma
3/13/11: Arkansas Ousts Pelphrey
3/12/11: Utah Fires Jim Boylen
3/12/11: Hewitt Out at Georgia Tech
3/11/11: Smith Out at Alcorn
3/10/11: CSU-Bakersfield Coach Out
3/10/11: Pepperdine’s Asbury Retires, Wilson Promoted
3/9/11: Rohrssen Fired From Manhattan
3/9/11: Davis, Providence Part Ways
3/9/11: NIU Coach Out
3/8/11: FGCU coach Balza Out
3/7/11: TAMU-CC fires Clark
3/7/11: Towson Parts with Kennedy
3/7/11: Kennessaw St. Fires Coach
3/7/11: Earlywine Out at EWU
3/7/11: Texas Tech Fires Pat Knight
3/6/11: Bradley Parts with Les
2/28/11: Georgia St. fires Barnes
2/27/11: Monmouth coach resigns
2/26/11: Stetson coach Waugh Out
2/7/11: Wyoming Fires Heath Schroyer

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