Monday March 16th, 2015

Georgia Tech head coach Brian Gregory will return for the 2015-16 season, school officials told ESPN's Andy Katz on Monday.

Gregory and the Yellow Jackets finished 12-19 overall this season and 3-15 in ACC play. Gregory met with athletic director Mike Bobinski last week to discuss the program, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported

After eight seasons as the head coach at Dayton, Gregory took over Georgia Tech in 2011 and has compiled a record of 55-71. He hasn't yet made the postseason with the Yellow Jackets, and his Georgia Tech teams have never finished with more than six ACC wins. 

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Gregory was hired to replace Paul Hewitt, who made five NCAA tournament appearances in 11 seasons. Georgia Tech owes Hewitt $3.6 million over the next four years from his contract buyout and would have to pay Gregory $2.4 million if he was fired, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Jack Jorgensen

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