UPDATE: Charlotte Men’s Basketball Coaching Search Odds

6/9 UPDATE: Added Northwest Missouri’s Ben McCollum to the list. Sounds like he’s making some noise here. Also added a few more current head coaches that “need” to be on the list and moved some lines up/down (Mike Morrell making a move…).

UPDATED Charlotte Men's Basketball Coaching Search Odds

Current OddsOpening OddsNameCurrent JobNotes
+225+225Aaron FearneAssociate Head Coach/ Interim Head Coach - CharlotteHas been at Charlotte for the past five seasons. Spent nine years as a Head Coach in Australia's NBL before joining the 49ers staff. Will have a legit shot here. Has the backing of the current team (for what that's worth).
+375+350Kotie KimbleAssistant Coach - MiamiHad spent four years on the Charlotte staff before being hired at Miami prior to last season. Has also been an assistant at William & Mary and UNCA. Will be a D1 head coach soon.
+400OFFBen McCollumHead Coach - Northwest Missouri StateHas gone 365–85 (.811) and won four D2 National Championships since 2009 at Northwest Missouri. His name has been hot at Charlotte over the past 24 hours.
+425+400Justin GaineyAssociate Head Coach - TennesseeNC Native who played at NC State. In addition to his time at UT, has also been an assistant at Arizona, Marquette, Santa Clara, App St, and Elon.
+550+450A young up-and-coming D1 assistant (besides one of the 2 listed above)A lot of guys out there currently jockeying for position
+600+1700Mike MorrellHead Coach - UNC AshevilleFormer Texas assistant led UNCA to their best record (27-8) since he's been there. Inked an extension this off season, but could be time to capitalize on a good season (+ would be a significant pay increase).
+900OFFMike JonesHead Coach - UNC GreensboroTook over at UNCG back in '21 after a ten year run as the head coach at Radford. Led UNCG to a 20-win campaign last season, and owns a 211–176 (.545) record as a D1 head coach.
+1000+1250Josh SchertzHead Coach - Indiana StateTurned ISU around quickly - 12 win improvement from year 1 to year 2. Went 337–69 - .830) in 13 seasons at D2 Lincoln Memorial. Spent two years in Charlotte as the Associate HC at Queens (2001-03).
+1250OFFTim CraftHead Coach - Gardner-Webb171–149 (.534) in 10 seasons at GWU. Has also been an assistant at Auburn and East Carolina.
+2000+2000Isaac BrownFormer head coach Wichita State2021 AAC COY (Charlotte headed to the AAC). Spent three seasons as the Shockers head coach (48–34 - .585). Has also been an assistant at Arkansas, Ark St., La Tech, and Wichita St.
+2000+2400Bart LundyHead Coach - MilwaukeeHad a ton of success at Queens Charlotte before taking over at Milwaukee last season (22-12). Also spent 6 seasons as the head coach at High Point. Long shot that he bounces from MKE after just one season.
+2200+1950Jordan MincyHead Coach - JacksonvilleHard to hire a guy who had a losing record last season (13-16), but does have a relationship with AD Mike Hill - they were at Florida together.
+2500+1500Takayo SiddleHead Coach - UNC WilmingtonNC native who has been an assistant in-state at Garder-Webb, UNCW, and NC State. Has gone 56–28 (.667) in his three seasons at UNCW.
+2500+1600Joel JustusAssistant Coach - NC StateLast season was his first at NC State after stints at Arizona State and Kentucky. Former HC at Davidson Day School (NC) - played at UNCW.
+2500+2500Bob RicheyHead Coach - FurmanJust signed an extension and coming off an NCAA appearance (.716 winning % in his career at Furman). P5 gig most likely on the horizon.
+5800+4800Tom CreanFormer Head Coach Georgia, Indiana, MarquetteProbably the best available former head coach without a job.
+6000+5000Chris MackFormer Head Coach Louisville + XavierProbably the second best available former head coach without a job.
+7500+5500Bobby LutzMost recently served at Ole Miss under Kermit Davis in admin roleFormer head coach at Charlotte (1999-2010). Went 218-158 in his 12 seasons with the 49ers. Longest of the long shots, but no Charlotte list can be complete without him.
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