West Virginia Basketball Coaching Search Odds

West Virginia Men's Basketball Coaching Search Odds

Current odds to replace Interim Head Coach Josh Eilert as the head coach at West Virginia. Eilert led the Mountaineers to a 9-23 (4-14 Big 12) record this past season. He replaced Bob Huggins (DUI / retirement) in June. 
OddsNameCurrent JobNotes
-250Current D1 head coachAD Wren Baker needs someone with a history of building (rebuilding) programs. Too many quality coaches out there right now to go with an untested assistant.
+275Mark ByingtonHead Coach - James MadisonWon the Sun Belt this season at JMU with a 31-3 (15-3) record. Virginia native has also been the head coach at Georgia Southern. Is 219-136 (.617) in 12-seasons as a D1 HC.
+400Pat KelseyHead Coach - College of CharlestonHas won back-to-back CAA Championships. 27 wins this year, 31 last year. Also sent 9 seasons as the head coach at Winthrop. Is 261-121 (.683) in his 12 seasons as a D1 HC.
+525Darien DeVriesHead Coach - DrakeLong time Creighton assistant has never won less that 20 games in his 6 seasons at Drake. Won the MVC with a 28-6 record this season and is 150-54 (.735) overall.
+675Jerrod CalhounHead Coach - Youngstown StateFormer Mountaineers assistant (2007-12). Went 124-38 (.765) at D2 Fairmont St (WVA) from 2013-17. Went 22-10 this season at YSU.
+900Niko MedvedHead Coach - Colorado StateCurrently 23-9 at Colorado State entering the MW tourney. 194-160 (.548) in 11 seasons at CSU, Drake, and Furman.
+925Dusty MayHead Coach - Florida AtlanticWill be on every HM list this spring. Big 12 job > FAU, but he will most likely do better when the time is right.
+950Chris MackFormer Head Coach Louisville and Xavier278-133 (.676) in 13 seasons as a D1 head coach. Big East COY 2018, A10 COY 2011. A few other jobs make more sense right now (Ohio State, Vandy).
+975Current HM D1 assistantNot the time to hire an assistant, but if Baker wants to stick his neck out for one, so be it.
+1100Dustin KernsHead Coach - Appalachian State27-6 this season at App State, and 97-64 (.602) overall there in 5 seasons.
+1100Josh SchertzHead Coach - Indiana StateHas turned the ISU program around in just 3 seasons. They are currently 28-6 and were ranked for the first time since 1978-79. Went 337-69 (.830) in 13 seasons at D2 Lincoln Memorial. Not sure on a Big 12 jump yet, but will be in play at St. Louis.
+25000Bob HugginsFormer Head Coach - West VirginiaAccording to mega donor Ken Kendrick, Huggins "future with WVU sports is totally at an end. And anyone who would think he should be considered — I’d really question whether they ought to seek some counseling.”