The Citadel is exploring potential replacements for Bulldogs’ basketball coach, Duggar Baucom, head men’s basketball coach in The Citadel’s history in 2015. The 2021-22 basketball season will be his last in that role.
“The Citadel is grateful for Coach Baucom’s professionalism and dedication,” said The Citadel Athletic Director, Mike Capaccio. “We thank him for his leadership and the significant impact he made on our basketball program since he began coaching the Bulldogs in 2015. We wish Duggar the very best in his future endeavors.”
The college granted Baucom a one year extension in 2021 and has decided not to renew the coach’s contract. The Bulldogs finished the current season with six loses and 12 wins in the SoCon regular season.
During his career Baucom has had 15 former players make it to the professional ranks, including Kevin Martin who played 12 seasons in the NBA and Reggie Williams who played seven seasons in the NBA. During the 2020-21 campaign, The Citadel finished with a winning record for the first time since 2008-09, recording a 13-12 mark.
“We are actively looking for a new head coach to lead our basketball team to the next level,” added Capaccio. “We hope to have that person in place and ready to go before training for the next season begins.”