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5/21/2013 4:18 AM (edited)

I've always been fascinated by the college job search.  Here's an update on changes thus far:

SCHOOL                  FORMER COACH                     NEW COACH

American                 Jeff Jones (to Old Dominion)       Mike Brennan (Georgetown asst)

Ball St.                      Billy Taylor                                James Whitford (Arizona asst)

Buffalo                    Reggie Witherspoon               Bobby Hurley (Rhode Island asst.)

Cal St. Fullerton      Andy Newman, interim            Dedrique Taylor (Arizona St. asst.)

Cal St. Northridge    Bobby Braswell                       Reggie Theus (formerly coached N.M. State and Sacramento Kings)

Campbell                   Robbie Laing                        Kevin McGeehan (Richmond asst.)

Chattanooga            John Shulman                             Will Wade (VCU asst.)

Drake                       Jeff Jackson                          Ray Giacometti (Gonzaga asst., former head coach at Utah)

Fairleigh Dickinson   Greg Vetrone                                Greg Herenda (UMass Lowell)

Florida Gulf Coast    Andy Enfield (to USC)                    Joe Dooley (Kansas asst.)

Florida International   Richard Pitino ( to Minnesota)     Anthony Evans (Norfolk St.)

Furman                      Jeff Jackson, interim                  Niko Medved (Colorado St. asst)

Georgia Southern     Charlton Young                    Mark Byington (Virginia Tech asst.)

Grand Canyon             Russ Pennell                     Dan Majerle (Phoenix Suns asst)

Hofstra                      Mo Cassara                          Joe Mihalich (Niagara)

Jackson St.               Tevestre Anderson (ret.)     Wayne Brent (Callaway H.S.; former Ole Miss asst.)

Lipscomb                  Scott Sanderson                       Casey Alexander (Stetson)

Longwood              Mike Gillian                                 Jayson Gee (Cleveland St. asst; former coach at DII U. of Charleston)

Loyola, MD               Jimmy Patsos (to Siena)           G.G. Smith (promoted from assistant)

Marist                        Chuck Martin                                      Jeff Bower (New Orleans Hornets GM and former Hornets coach)

Maryland-Balt. County  Randy Monroe (fired in Oct.)    Aki Thomas (promoted from interim)

Missouri-K.C.           Matt Brown                             Kareem Richardson (Louisville asst.)

Minnesota              Tubby Smith                                 Richard Pitino (Fla. International)

New Mexico          Steve Alford (to UCLA)                  Craig Neal (promoted asst.)

Niagara                   Joe Mihalich (Hofstra)                   Chris Casey (LIU Post)

Norfolk St.               Anthony Evans (to Fla. Internat.)  Robert Jones (interim for 2013-14)

Northwestern        Bill Carmody                                   Chris Collins (Duke asst.)

Old Dominion         Blaine Taylor                                  Jeff Jones (American U.; formerly at Virginia)

Pacific                  Bob Thamason(ret.)                   Ron Verlin (promoted asst.)

Rutgers                  Mike Rice                                         Eddie Jordan (Lakers asst.; former head coach of the Kings, Wizards and 76ers)

San Jose St.        George Nessman                         Dave Wojcik (Boise St. asst.)

St. Louis               Rick Majerus                                Jim Crews  (interim in 2012-13; previously head coach at Evansville and Army)

Siena                   Mitch Buonaguro                          Jimmy Patsos (Loyola, MD)

So. Alabama        Jeff Price, interim                       Matthew Graves (Butler asst.)

S. Carolina St.     Murray Garvin, interim                    Murray Garvin

Stephen F. Austin Danny Kaspar (to Texas St.)        Brad Underwood (South Carolina asst)

Stetson                Casey Alexander (to Lipscomb)

Texas Tech         Chris Walker, interim                     Tubby Smith (fired at Minnesota)

Texas St.              Doug Davalo                                    Danny Kaspar (Stephen F. Austin)

Texas-Pan American Ryan Marks                                  Dan Hipsher (Alabama asst.; former head coach at Stetson and Akron)

Troy                     Dan Maestri                                  Phil Cunningham (West. Kentucky asst)

UCLA                    Ben Howland                             Steve Alford (New Mexico)

UMass-Lowell      Greg Herenda (to Fairleigh Dickinson)   Pat Duquette (Northeastern asst.)

UNC Asheville      Eddie Biedenbach (took asst. job at    Nick McDeavitt (promoted asst.)
                              UNC-Wilmington)

USC                      Bob Cantu, interim                       Andy Enfield (Fla. Gulf Coast)

3/26/2013 7:35 PM
How come USC is not in this list?
3/26/2013 7:38 PM
sorry, I skipped them in my initial posting
3/26/2013 7:46 PM
Minnesota's new AD is a former colleague of Shaka Smart, so there are some rumors that he could be replacing Tubby.
3/26/2013 7:50 PM
Posted by alblack56 on 3/26/2013 7:38:00 PM (view original):
sorry, I skipped them in my initial posting
Np this is a cool post nice work. Will you update it when new coaches get hired?
3/26/2013 7:57 PM
Posted by clouseb on 3/26/2013 7:46:00 PM (view original):
Minnesota's new AD is a former colleague of Shaka Smart, so there are some rumors that he could be replacing Tubby.
looks like Shaka is getting a raise. 
3/26/2013 8:21 PM
WGN-Chicago and others report that it'll be Duke AC Chris Collins at Northwestern.
3/27/2013 4:21 AM
There are 31 openings thus far but that number is sure to increase.  Some schools haven't made a coaching decision yet; others will lose their coach to a bigger school.

In 2011-12, there were 56 schools with new coaches. This season, there were 50
3/28/2013 5:47 AM
Duke assistant Chris Collins has accepted the Northwestern job
3/28/2013 1:41 PM
Posted by clouseb on 3/26/2013 7:46:00 PM (view original):
Minnesota's new AD is a former colleague of Shaka Smart, so there are some rumors that he could be replacing Tubby.
They were dreaming. Wake up Minnesota.
3/28/2013 2:19 PM
Just letting you know drake just hired zags assistant ray Giacometti so u cab add that
3/28/2013 4:23 PM
following a couple articles on the tubby/howland moves, i just came to see if alblack started his regular thread yet... glad to see he has :) thanks for doing this al, as always!
3/29/2013 10:01 AM
From ESPN.com:   Brad Stevens, Billy Donovan, and Rick Pitino are at the top of  UCLA's wish list.

Oher coaches could draw interest for the opening, a list that includes Tad Boyle, Randy Bennett, and Mick Cronin
3/29/2013 11:38 AM (edited)
Posted by alblack56 on 3/29/2013 10:01:00 AM (view original):
From ESPN.com:   Brad Stevens, Billy Donovan, and Rick Pitino are at the top of  UCLA's wish list.

Oher coaches could draw interest for the opening, a list that includes Tad Boyle, Randy Bennett, and Mick Cronin
seems to me, if billy d turned down kentucky BOTH times (especially when the rumors have always been billyg was fired with billyd as the replacement, but he changed his mind), he would turn down UCLA, too. same expectations without the level of fan support, and without the ties hes got at kentucky, seems like a long shot at best.

i think pitino might be egotistical enough to take the job. but he keeps telling billyd and other guys he mentors to keep their jobs, and that he is staying at louisville - which probably means as usual, hes saying "do as i say, not as i do", and i could see him bolt. but hes getting up there, and it seemed to me he was possibly trying for an NBA job, with all the rumors that kept coming out about him and NBA jobs when the NBA programs didnt seem interested (making me think the rumors came from somewhere in the pitino camp). so im sort of thinking pitino is retiring from louisville, or going back to the NBA - and he gets so much control over at louisville, playing in a new arena, hes really helped guide them to becoming a big, big time program, and i dont think hed walk away easily.

i dont know about brad stevens... seems like hes turned down some big jobs, and loves the state of indiana (said only job he will leave for is indiana), but who knows. none of the big big programs have been open for him yet, although its questionable where UCLA stands in the pecking order at this point, they arent duke or kentucky, they arent even selling their basketball tickets and pro teams are obviously the big men on campus over there. but are they still in that top tier? or one step down? two? does stevens have any connections out west?

also, does this mean everyone is giving up on shaka smart? taking his contract extension seriously? i thought he was supposed to be top of the heap for MN and UCLA, although honestly these guys listed here seem to all be a cut above smart.
3/29/2013 11:41 AM
i live in Richmond. Shaka is king of this town right now, and VCU is poised to be atop the A-10 for a long time if he stays here (since Butler/Xavier are likely out)... I think he stays here until he determines that he can't win a title at VCU-- no idea if/when that will happen. But he's only leaving (when he does) for one of the top 5-10 programs in the country (MN is hilarious). 
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