Phil Johnson was named UTEP’s interim men’s basketball coach on Tuesday morning, following the retirement of Tim Floyd. “Larry Eustachy was the National Coach of the Year and worked for me,” Floyd said following Monday’s game versus Lamar. “I had another guy, John Brady, who was at LSU and was the National Coach of the
By Associated Press November 28 UTEP coach Tim Floyd abruptly announced his immediate retirement after a 66-52 loss to Lamar on Monday night. Floyd won 466 games as a college coach at five schools, including Iowa State and Southern California. He also was coach for the Chicago Bulls and New Orleans Hornets in the NBA.
Coach Tim Floyd has finalized his UTEP Basketball staff with the announcement that Evan Eustachy has been promoted to Director of Basketball Operations. “We have had numerous coaches’ sons who have all gone on to do tremendous things,” Floyd said. “I feel like [Evan] is as talented as any of them. He is the youngest