Coach Jim Crews has left the program. Foxsports’ Jeff Goodman reports that Army would prefer to hire a minority candidate. Potential candidates could include:* Arizona State associate head coach Dedrique Taylor* St. John’s assistant Fred Quartlebaum* Navy assistant Eugene Burroughs* Wake Forest director of basketball operations Walt Corbean* St. Mary’s associate head coach Kyle Smith
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New Coach: Sean Kearney – Notre Dame assistantFormer Coach: Ralph Williard Others considered:Pat Duquette – BC assistantDennis Wolff – former BU coachGreg Herenda – UM-Lowell coachTom Herrion – Pitt assistantJoe Dooley – Kansas assistantSteve Donahue – Cornell coach
It’s been rumored and now it’s true. An interesting choice as he was the heir to the Arizona job when Lute Olsen was still coaching, but fell out of favor during his interim coaching period. I’d love to know all the reasons why USC made it’s pick with a guy whom fellow Pac-10 school Arizona [...]
USC has gone the routes of at least feeling out Jaime Dixon, something they needed to officially get out of the way. Next up Reggie Theus. The former NMSU and Sacramento (NBA) head coach, and former Pitino assistant, is a good fit since he’ll take the job regardless of potential NCAA sanctions. USC AD Garrett [...]
As expected, Holy Cross head coach Ralph Willard is leaving to join his best friend, Rick Pitino, on the Louisville coaching staff. Holy Cross might look to candidates such as Pittsburgh assistant Tom Herrion, but might have to promote from within as it’s already mid-June.
Oh, how quickly things change. Tim Floyd was recruited hard by Arizona for their coaching position and eventually decided to stay at USC. Lucky for you Arizona fans, as you got Sean Miller as your coach and aren’t forced to start a coaching search in June. USC will likely look to promote assistant Gib Arnold [...]
Tennessee-Martin says head basketball coach Bret Campbell has resigned after an internal audit found he violated school policies by cashing checks for summer basketball camps. Read more…
FDU fired men’s basketball coach Tom Green after 26 seasons. The timing is odd, so I look forward to learning more about this coaching change. You can recap all the hirings from this offseason in the 2009 College Basketball Coaching Changes article.
They started their search on March 6. It only took 83 days to complete the task. UTPA will announce the hiring of Ryan Marks. Marks has spent the last five seasons as coach of Division-II St. Edwards University in Austin.
Here’s a breakdown of the 2009 basketball recruiting classes according to ESPN: ACC: Clemson Tigers Duke Blue Devils Florida State Georgia Tech Maryland Miami North Carolina North Carolina State Virginia Virginia Tech Wake Forest Boston College : Incomplete BIG EAST: Cincinnati Bearcats Connecticut Huskies DePaul Blue Demons Georgetown Hoyas Louisville Cardinals Marquette Golden Eagles Notre [...]