University of Iowa head men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery has signed a four-year extension to his current contract. The agreement was announced today by Henry B. and Patricia B. Tippie Director of Athletics Chair Gary Barta. McCaffery is now signed through the 2027-28 competitive season. His base salary remains unchanged for the next two seasons,
Statement from Indiana University Vice President and Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Scott Dolson: “As the Director of Athletics, I wanted to wait until the conclusion of the season before evaluating the leadership of our men’s basketball program. In the days following the completion of our season in the Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament, I have
According to a tweet this morning by Stadium’s Jeff Goodman, Penn State will name Purdue associate head coach Micah Shrewsberry as their new head basketball coach. Shrewsberry has been on Matt Painter’s staff for the past two seasons, and was an assistant with the Boston Celtics from 2013-19. He also spent 2011-13 at Purdue before
Michigan head coach Juwan Howard was named Coach of the Year by the Big Ten Conference today. After guiding the Wolverines to their first Big Ten title in seven years, Howard becomes the first U-M coach to be named coach of the year since John Beilein earned the honor by the media in 2014. Howard
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: