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2013 Coaching Carousel

  1. Central Arkansas’ Corliss Williamson steps down to join Sacramento Kings staff

    Aug 2, 2013, 5:30 PM EDT

    Corliss Williamson, Robert Crawford, Lenell Brown

    The college basketball head coaching carousel hasn’t stopped, apparently. In news that comes as a bit surprising based upon how close schools are to the start of the fall semester, Central Arkansas announced that head coach Corliss Williamson has resigned to join Sacramento Kings head coach Mike Malone’s staff as an assistant. During his three…

  2. Report: Stetson to hire Florida State assistant Corey Williams

    Jun 2, 2013, 6:05 PM EDT

    Florida State University

    Just one head coaching vacancy remains at the Division I level, and that position may be filled in short order. According to Jeff Borzello of Stetson is expected to hire Florida State assistant Corey Williams as the school’s new head coach. Williams, who has spent the last six years on Leonard Hamilton’s staff in…

  3. Sacred Heart head coach Dave Bike officially passes torch to Anthony Latina

    May 30, 2013, 3:43 PM EDT

    Sacred Heart University

    In 35 seasons as head coach at Sacred Heart University, Dave Bike racked up a list of accomplishments that any coach would be proud to claim. More than 500 victories, a Division II national title in 1986 and a transition to the Division I level that was completed in 1999. The Pioneers may not have…

  4. Report: Dave Bike will retire after 35 years at Sacred Heart

    May 20, 2013, 4:50 PM EDT


    A big announcement came today for Sacred Heart and Conference hoops as a whole as word came out that Dave Bike will retire as head coach after 35 years at the helm. His replacement has apparently already been found in assistant coach Anthony Latina. A news conference is expected sometime next week. Bike took over…

  5. Report: American to hire Georgetown assistant Mike Brennan

    Apr 30, 2013, 3:06 PM EDT


    American will be holding a press conference at 5 p.m. to announce the hiring of current Georgetown assistant Mike Brennan, according to multiple reports. Brennan was an assistant with American prior to joining the Georgetown staff in 2009. Before that, he had spent seven seasons as an assistant at Princeton, where he played his college…

  6. Report: UNC Asheville to promote associate head coach Nick McDevitt

    Apr 26, 2013, 11:38 AM EDT

    UNC Asheville Athletics

    To follow along with the 2013 Coaching Carousel, click here. According to a report from Jeff Goodman of, UNC Asheville will introduce associate head coach Nick McDevitt as the program’s new head coach Friday afternoon. McDevitt took over as interim head coach after Eddie Biedenbach stepped down to join Buzz Peterson’s staff at UNC Wilmington.…

  7. Report: Fairleigh Dickinson to hire UMass-Lowell’s Greg Herenda

    Apr 24, 2013, 2:42 PM EDT


    After going two months without a head coach, Fairleigh Dickinson has finally made a hire. According to reports, FDU will be hiring UMass-Lowell head coach Greg Herenda. Herenda has spent five seasons as UMass-Lowell, getting them to the Division II NCAA tournament his first four seasons on campus. To follow along with the 2013 Coaching…

  8. Minnesota’s Richard Pitino hires Seton Hall’s Dan McHale as assistant

    Apr 23, 2013, 9:30 PM EDT

    Minnesota Richard Pitino Basketball

    To follow along with the 2013 Coaching Carousel, click here. Richard Pitino is rounding out his coaching staff as the new head man at Minnesota, and he added another coach to the fold in Seton Hall assistant Dan McHale. Multiple sources reported the hire Tuesday afternoon, with McHale coming aboard in Minneapolis after three season’s under…

  9. Eddie Jordan introduced as head coach at Rutgers

    Apr 23, 2013, 7:45 PM EDT

    Rutgers University Introduces Eddie Jordan

    To follow along with the 2013 Coaching Carousel, click here. Rutgers introduced Eddie Jordan as their next men’s basketball coach on Tuesday afternoon, ending a search to replace Mike Rice after he was fired amid scandal. Jordan takes control of the Scarlet Knights, his first college head coaching job, after spending the past season under Mike…

  10. Report: Brad Underwood to take over at Stephen F. Austin

    Apr 22, 2013, 10:21 PM EDT

    Taylor Smith, DeQuan Hicks, O.J. Evans

    To follow along with the 2013 Coaching Carousel, click here. After coaching Stephen F. Austin to one of its best seasons in school history, Danny Kaspar left the Lumberjacks to become the new head coach at Texas State. Now Stephen  F. Austin has found the man to replace him. South Carolina assistant Brad Underwood will take…

  11. #DunkCity introduces Joe Dooley as new coach

    Apr 22, 2013, 7:45 PM EDT


    To follow along with the 2013 Coaching Carousel, click here. The heir apparent to lead #DunkCity is now official. Florida Gulf Coast held a Monday afternoon press conference to announce Joe Dooley as the new head coach of the Eagles. Dooley comes to campus from Bill Self’s staff at Kansas, where he’s spent the past 10…

  12. Report: Rutgers likely to announce Eddie Jordan as coach Tuesday

    Apr 22, 2013, 5:15 PM EDT

    Bernie Bickerstaff, Chuck Person, Eddie Jordan

    To follow along with the 2013 Coaching Carousel, click here. Rutgers has reportedly set a 4:30 p.m. press conference for Tuesday to likely announce Eddie Jordan as their next men’s basketball coach. The Rutgers Board of Directors is set to meet Tuesday to approve a contract that would allow Jordan to be hired for the position.…

  13. Report: Niagara to hire LIU Post head coach Chris Casey

    Apr 19, 2013, 1:28 PM EDT

    LIU Post Athletics

    To follow along with the 2013 Coaching Carousel, click here. LIU Post: the cradle of MAAC coaches? According to a report from Jeff Goodman of Niagara is expected to hire LIU Post head coach Chris Casey to fill the opening left by Joe Mihalich, who left the MAAC school to take over at Hofstra. In…

  14. Report: Eddie Jordan to Rutgers close to finalized

    Apr 18, 2013, 10:09 AM EDT

    Portland Trail Blazers v Los Angeles Lakers

    Eddie Jordan and Rutgers will be meeting this afternoon to finalize a contract that would bring the former Scarlet Knight guard and current Los Angeles Laker assistant back to his alma mater to try to rebuild the program, according to a report from Tom Luicci of He will be meeting with the university president…

  15. #DunkCity to replace Andy Enfield with Kansas assistant Joe Dooley

    Apr 17, 2013, 2:59 PM EDT


    Florida Gulf Coast has made a decision. They will be replacing Andy Enfield with Kansas assistant coach Joe Dooley, who turned down the Hofstra job earlier this month. Dooley has helped lead Kansas to 300 wins in the ten years that he’s been on Bill Self’s staff. He also won 57 games in four years…

  16. Report: Anthony Evans to accept coaching job at Florida International

    Apr 15, 2013, 1:56 PM EDT

    Norfolk State v Illinois

    Norfolk State head coach Anthony Evans will accept the head coaching position at Florida International, according to a report from The Virginian-Pilot. Evans will be replacing Richard Pitino, who accepted the head coaching position vacated by Tubby Smith at Minnesota. To follow along with the 2013 Coaching Carousel, click here. Evans has been at Norfolk State…

  17. Report: Eddie Jordan will accept Rutgers job

    Apr 13, 2013, 8:36 PM EDT


    Rutgers University will head into a new conference – the Big Ten – with a new head coach. Rutgers alum Eddie Jordan, previously a head coach of NBA teams in Washington, Sacramento and Philadelphia, has reportedly accepted the head coaching job at his alma mater, according to He comes to the Scarlet Knights from…

  18. Loyola (MD) promotes assistant G.G. Smith to head coach

    Apr 12, 2013, 3:19 PM EDT

    Loyola University

    To follow along with the 2013 Coaching Carousel, click here Following the departure of Jimmy Patsos to fill the vacant head coaching position at Siena, the powers that be at Loyola (MD) had an important decision to make in regards to who would lead the program into the Patriot League. Patsos took over a program that…

  19. Saint Louis removes head coach Jim Crews’ interim tag

    Apr 12, 2013, 1:01 PM EDT

    Oregon v Saint Louis

    To follow along with the 2013 Coaching Carousel, click here. The wait is finally over at Saint Louis. The school has officially removed the interim tag of Jim Crews, making him the head coach after Crews led the Billikens to a 28-7 record (13-3 Atlantic 10) and the Atlantic 10 regular season and tournament titles. Crews…

  20. Report: Dan Hurley, Rhode Island agree to contract extension

    Apr 11, 2013, 11:21 PM EDT

    Dan Hurley

    To follow along with the 2013 Coaching Carousel, click here. The first name that came up in many circles when the Rutgers head coaching job opened up was that of Rhode Island head coach Dan Hurley. Son of St. Anthony head coach Bob Hurley Sr. and younger brother of Bobby Hurley (who’s now the head coach…

  21. Report: Furman to hire Colorado State assistant Niko Medved

    Apr 11, 2013, 8:00 AM EDT


    To follow along with the 2013 Coaching Carousel, click here. Nearly three weeks following the decision of Jeff Jackson to resign following his seventh season as head coach at Furman, the school has reportedly found his replacement. According to a report from Colorado State assistant Niko Medved will be hired by the Southern Conference school. Medved…

  22. Report: Campbell to hire Richmond associate head coach Kevin McGeehan

    Apr 10, 2013, 5:10 PM EDT

    Atlantic 10 Basketball Tournament - First Round - Charlotte v Richmond

    To follow along with the 2013 Coaching Carousel, click here. According to multiple reports, Campbell will hire Richmond associate head coach Kevin McGeehan as its new head coach. The school has yet to announce who its new head coach will be, but there is a release stating that the new hire will be introduced Thursday afternoon.…

  23. Report: Marist to hire … an NBA GM?

    Apr 10, 2013, 12:16 PM EDT


    To follow along with the 2013 Coaching Carousel, click here. A former general manager and coach for the New Orleans Hornets, Jeff Bower, has reached an agreement on a contract with Marist. Bower was an associate head coach with the Red Foxes for five years in the early ’90s, but has spent parts of the past…

  24. Scott Sanderson resigns at Lipscomb

    Apr 10, 2013, 8:00 AM EDT

    Lipscomb v Kentucky

    To follow along with the 2013 Coaching Carousel, click here. After 14 seasons as head coach, Scott Sanderson has resigned at Lipscomb. The university made the announcement official on their athletics website Tuesday afternoon. This is an end-of-an-era type move for the program, as Sanderson has been the Bison’s only coach since moving up from NAIA…

  25. Report: Niagara coach Joe Mihalich hired at Hofstra

    Apr 9, 2013, 9:34 PM EDT

    Niagra v Notre Dame

    To follow along with the 2013 Coaching Carousel, click here. Looks like Hofstra may have found their next coach in Niagara’s Joe Mihalich. The Purple Eagles head man is reportedly the next coach of the Pride, according to Steven Marcus of Newsday. He has spent the past 15 seasons at Niagara, taking them to two NCAA…