DePaul Search Update + Odds

The search at DePaul is starting to get a bit more interesting. In yesterday’s Daily Dirt, I mentioned that Knicks assistant Kenny Payne had interviewed for the job. Apparently, last night, Payne withdrew himself from consideration, so the search is now moving to the next group. There is a lot of speculation as to who exactly is in the last group, but here are my post-Kenny Payne odds:

Depaul Men's Basketball Coaching Search Odds

OddsNameCurrent JobNotes
5/1Dennis GatesHead Coach - Cleveland StateTurned around Cleveland State in just 2 seasons. Chicago native has won 2 straight Horizon League COY.
6/1Porter MoserHead Coach - Loyola (Chicago)Illinois native who took Loyola to the Final Four in 2018. Has also been the head coach at Illinois St. and Arkansas St. (293–241 overall record).
10/1Jon ScheyerAssociate Head Coach - Duke Illinois native and former All-American at Duke. Has been on Coach K's staff since 2013.
22/1Orlando AntiguaAssistant Coach - IllinoisWas at Kentucy with DePaul AD Peevy. Has also been an assistant Memphis, Pitt, and South Florida.
32/1Damon StoudamireHead Coach - PacificLong-time NBA standout who has gone 70–76 (.479) in 5 years at Pacific. 8-8 this year, but went 23-10 last season.
35/1 Roger Powell, Jr.Assistant Coach - GonzagaIllinois native - played at Illinois. Has also been an assistant at Vanderbilt and Valpo.
45/1Rod StricklandNBA G League - Player/Coach Relations ManagerFormer DePaul standout. 1st round NBA draft pick in 1988 - spent 17 years in the NBA. Has worked at Memphs, Kentucy, and South Florida.
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