The search at Wake Forest has been moving quickly with interviews taking place since early this week. Here is the updated list – today’s odds in GREEN, Saturday’s odds are in RED: Steve Forbes (2 to 1 / 25 to 1) – Head Coach East Tennessee. Has shot quickly to the top of this search.
According to a report just published by ESPN, Thad Matta has turned down an offer by Georgia to become their next head basketball coach. Matta was reportedly offered the job yesterday, and given 24 hours to make his decision. It sounds like he rejected a deal that would have paid him in the $15mm range
It’s been a crazy start to the week (and we’re continuing to dig out of a blizzard here in Boston). Here are some things that I’ve heard… Still waiting for the official announcement on the firing of Marty Simmons at Evansville. In the meantime, the hot name making the rounds there is former Indiana standout
According to a report by Jon Rothstein, Georgia has offered their job to former Ohio State head coach Thad Matta. He would replace Mark Fox who was fired over the weekend after eight seasons with the Bulldogs. Matta spent 13 seasons at OSU (337-123) and was also the head coach at Butler (2000-01 – 24-8)
Gene Smith, Ohio State senior vice president and Wolfe Foundation endowed athletics director, announced Monday Thad Matta will no longer be the head men’s basketball coach. Matta, whose tenure spanned 13 seasons (2005-2017) is the all-time leader in wins (337) and games coached (460) in Ohio State history. His teams won at least 20 games
Ohio State Athletic Director Gene Smith released the following statement today regarding the future of Buckeyes Head Basketball Coach Thad Matta: “Recently, Thad and I had a great discussion regarding the future of our Men’s Basketball Program,” Smith said. “Thad’s record at Ohio State is an outstanding 337-122; a winning percentage of .734. He is