Heading off any speculation of what the off season may bring for the James Madison men’s basketball program, Director of Athletics Jeff Bourne released the following statement today announcing his support for head coach Louis Rowe; JMU Nation, As we sit in the heart of March Madness and with our spring sports fully in action,
I have heard from a great source that James Madison head coach Louis Rowe will round out his staff by hiring Wofford’s Tim Johnson. A Hall of Famer at Wofford, Johnson had spent the past four seasons as an assistant to Mike Young. He also worked as a graduate assistant at Wyoming. His strong DMV
James Madison has suspended assistant basketball coaches Mike Deane and David Kontaxis for two games each for violating athletics department policy. JMU said in a statement that the suspensions are a personnel matter and will remain confidential. Deane, the former head coach at Marquette, Siena, Lamar, and Wagner, has been on the JMU staff since 2012.