Coaching Carousel

With the NCAA Tournament over, coaches are on the move.

Bob Huggins is back. John Chaney is out. Mike Davis and Herb Sendek were feeling uncomforable and moved on. And mid-major coaches are turning NCAA Tournament appearances into to big-time jobs.

See how the dominoes fall on the Rivals.com Coaching Carousel.

OUT
IN
Arizona State
Rob Evans
Why: Fired
When: March 10
Record: 119-120 in 8 seasons.
Rap: Sun Devils made one tournament appearance in 8 seasons.
Herb Sendek
When: Hired April 1
From: N.C. State
Rap: Sun Devils found their answer after Jamie Dixon and Rick Majerus fell through.
Cincinnati
Andy Kennedy
Why: Interim coach
When: March 24
Record:21-13 in one season
Rap: Kennedy not asked to come back after filling in for Bob Huggins.
Mick Cronin
When: Hired March 24
From: Murray State
Rap: Former Bob Huggins assistant returns after two tournament appearances in three seasons.
Indiana
Mike Davis
Why: Resigned
When: Feb. 16
Record: 115-79 in six seasons
Rap: Hoosiers' appearance in 2002 title game not enough to keep him at IU.
Kelvin Sampson
When: Hired March 28
From: Oklahoma
Rap: Led Sooners to 11 tournament appearances, starts tenure with one-year recruiting ban.
Iowa State
Wayne Morgan
Why: Fired
When: March 17
Record: 55-39 in 3 seasons.
Rap: Dismissed shortly after a report linking school to money steered to a business run by a JUCO coach.
Greg McDermott
When: Hired March 21
From: Northern Iowa
Rap: Led Missouri Valley Conference team to three consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances.
Kansas State
Jim Wooldridge
Why: Fired
When: March 9
Record: 83-90 in six seasons.
Rap: Never finished higher than 7th in Big 12, didn't make NIT during tenure.
Bob Huggins
When: Hired March 23
From: Off year
Rap: Took Cincinnati to 14 consecutive NCAA Tournaments and one Final Four.
Mississippi
Rod Barnes
Why: Fired
When: March 3
Record: 141-109 in 8 seasons.
Rap: Led Rebels to tourneys in three of first four seasons, none since 2002
Andy Kennedy
When: Hired March 23
From: Cincinnati
Rap: State of Mississippi's 1986 prep player of the year at Louisville, Miss., finally returns home.
Missouri
Quin Snyder
Why: Resigned
When: Feb. 12
Record: 126-91 in 7 seasons.
Rap: Tigers had not made the tournament since 2003, on probation until '06-'07.
Mike Anderson
When: Hired March 26
From: UAB
Rap: Brings swarming style of defense to the Big 12.
N.C. State
Herb Sendek
Why: Hired at ASU
When: April 1
Record: 191-132 in 10 seasons.
Rap: Despite five consecutive tourney bids, Sendek never quite fit in.
Sidney Lowe
When: Hired May 6
From: Detroit Pistons
Rap: Wolfpack's long search ends with return of former point guard.
Oklahoma
Kelvin Sampson
Why: Hired at Indiana
When: March 28
Record: 279-109 in 12 seasons.
Rap: Leaves football-first school for pressure-cooker in Bloomington.
Jeff Capel
When: Hired April 11
From: Virginia Commonwealth
Rap: Former Duke player inherits program under scholarship sanctions.
Rutgers
Gary Waters
Why: Resigned
When: March 1
Record: 79-75 in 5 seasons.
Rap: Scarlet Knights never made NCAA Tournament under Waters.
Fred Hill, Jr.
When: Hired March 24
From: Rutgers
Rap: Has been assistant coach since 1981 at eight schools including Villanova and Seton Hall.
Seton Hall
Louis Orr
Why: Fired
When: March 24
Record: 80-69 in 5 seasons.
Rap: Pirates repeatedly came up short of program expectations.
Bobby Gonzalez
When: Hired April 7
From: Manhattan
Rap: Former Xavier, Providence and Virginia assistant led Manhattan to two NCAA Tournaments.
Temple
John Chaney
Why: Retired
When: March 9
Record: 516-252 in 24 seasons.
Rap: Ends career with 741 wins and 17 Tourney appearances with Owls.
Fran Dunphy
When: Hired April 10
From: Pennsylvania
Rap: Won 310 games at Penn, took the Quakers to nine NCAA Tournaments.
Washington State
Dick Bennett
Why: Retired
When: March 9
Record: 36-49 in 3 seasons.
Rap: Will hand coaching duties to his son after three difficult seasons with the Cougars.
Tony Bennett
When: Hired March 9
From: Washington State
Rap: Team's primary recruiter will start career without leading scorer Josh Akognon.

Other coaching changes:
Ball State
OUT:
Tim Buckley, (143-139 in 6 seasons)
Fired March 15
IN:
Ronny Thompson, from Arkansas
Hired April 3
Brown
OUT:
Glen Miller, (93-99 in seven seasons)
Hired as Pennsylvania coach
IN:
Craig Robinson, from Northwestern
Hired June 16
Canisius
OUT:
Mike MacDonald, (109-153 in 9 seasons)
Fired March 8
IN:
Tom Parrotta, from Hofstra
Hired April 10
Central Michigan
OUT:
Jay Smith, (95-160 in 9 seasons)
Resigned May 11
IN:
No coach hired yet
The Citadel
OUT:
Pat Dennis, (158-232 in 14 seasons)
Resigned March 9
IN:
Ed Conroy, from Coastal Carolina
Hired April 7
Cleveland State
OUT:
Mike Garland, (23-60 in 3 seasons)
Resigned March 31
IN:
Gary Waters, from Rutgers
Hired April 5
Delaware
OUT:
David Henderson, (85-93 in 6 seasons)
Fired March 13
IN:
Monte Ross, from St. Joseph's
Hired March 31
Duquesne
OUT:
Danny Nee, (42-102 in 5 seasons)
Fired March 3
IN:
Ron Everhart, from Northeastern
Hired March 28
Fairfield
OUT:
Tim O'Toole, (112-120 in 8 seasons)
Resigned
IN:
Ed Cooley, from Boston College
Hired April 11
FAU
OUT:
Matt Doherty, (15-13 in one season)
Hired at SMU April 24
IN:
Rex Walters, promoted
Hired April 28
Furman
OUT:
Larry Davis, (124-139 in 9 seasons)
Hired as Cincinnati assistant
IN:
Jeff Jackson, from Vanderbilt
Hired, April 24
Hampton
OUT:
Bobby Collins, (65-57 in 4 seasons)
Resigned March 16
IN:
Kevin Nickelberry, from Clemson
Hired April 1
Hartford
OUT:
Larry Harrison, (67-107 in 6 seasons)
Resigned March 16
IN:
Dan Leibovitz, from Temple
Hired April 14
Idaho
OUT:
Leonard Perry, (47-97 in 5 seasons)
Fired March 9
IN:
George Pfeifer, from Idaho
Hired March 25
Idaho State
OUT:
Doug Oliver, (82-128 in 8 seasons)
Resigned Jan. 17
IN:
Joe O'Brien, from FIU
Hired March 22
Lamar
OUT:
Billy Tubbs, (121-89 in 7 seasons)
Resigned March 20
IN:
Steve Roccaforte, from Lamar
Hired March 21
Manhattan
OUT:
Bobby Gonzalez, (129-77 in 7 seasons)
Hired at Seton Hall
IN:
Barry Rohrssen, from Pittsburgh
Hired April 25
Montana State
OUT:
Mick Durham, (246-213 in 16 seasons)
Retired March 13
IN:
Brad Huse, from Montana
Hired March 13
Morehead State
OUT:
Kyle Macy, (105-144 in 9 seasons)
Resigned Feb. 28
IN:
Donnie Tyndall, from Middle Tennessee
Hired April 10
Morgan State
OUT:
Butch Beard, (39-105 in 5 seasons)
Resigned March 28
IN:
Todd Bozeman, former Cal coach
Hired April 27
Murray State
OUT:
Mick Cronin, (69-23 in 3 seasons)
Hired at Cincinnati
IN:
Billy Kennedy, from Miami
Hired, April 12
New Orleans
OUT:
Monte Towe, (70-78 in 5 seasons)
Hired at N.C. State
IN:
Buzz Williams, from Texas A&M
Hired June 16
UNC-Wilmington
OUT:
Brad Brownell, (83-40 in 4 seasons)
Hired at Wright State
IN:
Benny Moss, from UNC Charlotte
Hired April 20
Northeastern
OUT:
Ron Everhart, (82-68 in 5 seasons)
Hired at Duquesne, March 28
IN:
Bill Coen, from Boston College
Hired April 14
Northern Colorado
OUT:
Craig Rasmuson, (63-129 in 7 seasons)
Resigned Feb. 29
IN:
Tad Boyle, from Wichita State
Hired April 25
Northern Iowa
OUT:
Greg McDermott, (90-63 in 5 seasons)
Hired at Iowa State
IN:
Ben Jacobson, from No. Iowa
Hired March 22
Pennsylvania
OUT:
Fran Dunphy, (310-163 in 17 seasons)
Hired as Temple coach
IN:
Glen Miller, from Brown
Hired April 25
Pepperdine
OUT:
Paul Westphal, (76-62 in 5 seasons)
Fired March 15
IN:
Vance Walberg, from Fresno City College
Hired April 18
Portland
OUT:
Michael Holton, (54-91 in 6 seasons)
Fired March 24
IN:
Eric Reveno, from Stanford
Hired April 10
St. Peter's
OUT:
Bob Leckie, (67-107 in 6 seasons)
Retired April 11
IN:
John Dunne, from Seton Hall
Hired May 23
SMU
OUT:
Jimmy Tubbs, (27-30 in 2 seasons)
Fired April 6
IN:
Matt Doherty, from FAU
Hired April 24
South Carolina State
OUT:
Ben Betts Jr., (51-39 in 3 seasons)
Hired at Oklahoma May 19
IN:
No coach hired yet
Southeast Missouri
OUT:
Gary Garner, (126-132 in 9 seasons)
Fired March 1
IN:
Scott Edgar, from Tennessee
Hired April 13
Texas Pan-American
OUT:
Robert Davenport, (19-40 in 2 seasons)
Fired March 17
IN:
Tom Schuberth, from UCF
Hired April 23
Texas San Antonio
OUT:
Tim Carter, (160-152 in 11 seasons)
Fired March 21
IN:
Brooks Thompson, from Arizona State
Hired April 18
Texas State
OUT:
Dennis Nutt, (69-72 in 6 seasons)
Resigned March 2
IN:
Doug Davalos, from Sul Ross St.
Hired April 3
UAB
OUT:
Mike Anderson, (89-41 in 4 seasons)
Hired at Missouri
IN:
Mike Davis, from Indiana
Hired April 7
Virginia Commonwealth
OUT:
Jeff Capel, (79-41 in 4 seasons )
Hired at Oklahoma April 11
IN:
Anthony Grant, from Florida
Hired April 18
Weber State
OUT:
Joe Cravens, (116-88 in 7 seasons)
Fired Feb. 27
IN:
Randy Rahe, from Utah
Hired March 23
Wright State
OUT:
Paul Biancardi, (42-44 in 3 seasons)
Resigned March 13
IN:
Brad Brownell, from UNC-Wil.
Hired March 31


 

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