James Madison men’s basketball Head Coach Louis Rowe on Tuesday announced the retirement of Assistant Coach Mike Deane from the program’s staff. Deane will remain with JMU Athletics through August while a search to fill his coaching vacancy will begin immediately. “I have very much enjoyed my five years here at JMU, and I hope
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.