OFFICIAL: Coppin State does not renew contract of Head Basketball Coach Michael Grant

Thanks to great sources who got out in front of this one first last night.

Coppin State has issued a press release this morning confirming that they will not renew the contract of head basketball coach Michael Grant:

Coppin State University athletic director Derek Carter has announced that the contract of head men’s basketball coach Michael Grant will not be renewed for the 2017-18 season. Grant served three seasons as the Eagles head coach with an overall record of 25-69.

In Grant’s third season, the Eagles went 8-24 overall and 7-9 in MEAC play. At the 2016-17 MEAC Basketball Tournament, Coppin State was eliminated in the opening round by Howard (79-73). In his first two seasons Grant led the Eagles to two opening round victories during the conference tournament.

Grant finishes his three seasons at Coppin State 25-69 overall, going 19-30 in MEAC games. His 18-year record as a head coach sits at 277-267.

A search for a new coach will begin immediately.

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