Penn State still has a week left to go in their season, but the search is already underway. Biggest question here is whether or not Penn State will pony up and pay a competitive Big Ten salary. Here are the very early opening odds on a large group. These will be updated (and names added)
Today’s News & Notes from around the college basketball coaching world… Mixed messages from Kansas State AD Gene Taylor this weekend on the future of head coach Bruce Weber. Taylor told The Mercury on Saturday that “our intention” is for Weber to return next season. However, when speaking with Wichita Eagle on Sunday, Taylor said.
Daily news and notes from around the college basketball coaching world… Twelve people in the University of Nebraska’s men’s basketball program, including head coach Fred Hoiberg, have reportedly tested positive for COVID-19. Hoiberg said, “I am experiencing symptoms, but my condition has improved over the last 24 hours. Our program has been hit hard over
Today’s daily news and notes from round the college basketball coaching world… The Villanova men’s basketball program has paused all team activities due to COVID-19 positive test results impacting Tier 1 staff members. Head Coach Jay Wright has tested positive for the virus and is in isolation per CDC guidelines while experiencing mild symptoms.
Daily news and notes from around the college basketball coaching world… Former Penn State head coach Pat Chambers spoke publicly for the first time since he “resigned” back in October. Chambers appeared on a podcast hosted by two current Penn State players, telling the duo “I learned I’ve got to be more mindful with words,
Michigan State head basketball coach Tom Izzo issued a statement today following his COVID-19 diagnosis:
Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics Sandy Barbour accepted the resignation of head men’s basketball coach Pat Chambers today following an internal investigation of new allegations of inappropriate conduct by Chambers. The new allegations surfaced shortly after The Undefeated’s article and a review was conducted jointly by Penn State’s Affirmative Action and Athletics Integrity offices. Barbour named
Earlier today, ESPN’s Adrian Woj tweeted the following regarding Michigan head coach Juwan Howard: Howard has responded to the tweet with one of his own:
With the departure of Kenny Payne to the Knicks, it seems that John Calipari has worked quickly to find his replacement. According to a Tweet by Jon Rothstein, Cal will hire Indiana assistant Bruiser Flint. Flint worked for Calipari at UMass from 1989-96, and took over after Calipari departed for the NBA. He spent five
University of Minnesota head men’s basketball coach Richard Pitino announced Monday the addition of Jeff Mailhot to his staff as assistant coach. Mailhot has over a decade of college coaching experience, most recently serving in the same role at Iona College last season. “Jeff is a perfect fit for our program,” Pitino said. “He has
University of Minnesota men’s basketball head coach Richard Pitino announced that assistant coach Ed Conroy has been elevated to the title of associate head coach. “Ed Conroy has been vital to our program’s success on and off the court since he has been here,” said Pitino. “He is a phenomenal recruiter and a terrific teacher
University of Minnesota head basketball coach will return to coach the Gophers next season, according to a report in the Twin Cities Pioneer Press. There has been much speculation over the future of the 7th year head coach as the Gophers struggled through a 15-16 (8-12 Big Ten) season. During his tenure at Minnesota, Pitino