Fordam hires Eastern Kentucky's Neubauer as its hoops coach

RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) Eastern Kentucky has announced that Jeff Neubauer has resigned after 10 seasons to become Fordham's next men's basketball coach.

Neubauer was the Colonels' second-winningest coach with a 188-134 record including two Ohio Valley Conference tournament championships and NCAA Tournament appearances in 2007 and 2014. EKU also played in three other postseason tournaments during a tenure featuring five 20-win seasons, the most for any coach in program history.

EKU won 21 games last season with a 28-point road win over No. 18 Miami in December.

University President Michael Benson said in a release Monday that a search for Neubauer's successor will begin immediately.

Benson said of Neubauer, ''Our men's basketball program has enjoyed great success these past 10 years, and he leaves the program in a terrific position for his successor.''

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