Coaching carousel: Tracking head coach hirings, firings

1:28 | College Basketball
A look back at this off-season's coaching carousel
Wednesday March 16th, 2016

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With conference tournaments wrapped up and the postseason moving into gear, college basketball’s annual coaching carousel has begun, with programs beginning to make changes at the top and coaches being hired and fired.

Among those notably out are Stanford’s Johnny Dawkins, TCU’s Trent Johnson, UCF’s Donnie Jones, Eddie Jordan of Rutgers and Saint Louis’s Jim Crews.

Former NBA star and Memphis assistant Damon Stoudamire has taken his first head coaching job at Pacific. Stony Brook’s Steve Pikiell is in at Rutgers.

For the latest on every move, keep this page bookmarked.


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Arkansas State: Out: John Brady (resigned) | In: Grant McCasland (Baylor assistant)

• Army: Out: Zach Spiker

• Central Connecticut: Out: Howie Dickenman

• Cornell: Out: Bill Courtney

Dartmouth: Out: Paul Cormier

​• Delaware: Out: Monte Ross

• Denver: Out: Joe Scott | In: Rodney Billups (Colorado assistant)

Drexel: Out: Bruiser Flint | In: Zach Spiker (Army head coach)

Georgia Tech: Out: Brian Gregory

• James Madison: Out: Matt Brady

•​ North Carolina A&T: Out: Cy Alexander (resigned in January) | In: Jay Joyner (promoted from interim head coach)

• Oklahoma State: Out: Travis Ford | In: Brad Underwood (Stephen F. Austin head coach)

Pacific: Out: Ron Verlin, In: Damon Stoudamire (Memphis assistant)

• Pitt: Out: Jamie Dixon (left for TCU) | In: Kevin Stallings (Vanderbilt head coach)

Portland: Out: Eric Reveno

• Prairie View A&M: Out: Byron Rimm (resigned in January) | In: Byron Smith (promoted from interim head coach)

Rutgers: Out: Eddie Jordan | In: Steve Pikiell (Stony Brook head coach)

• Saint Louis: Out: Jim Crews

San Francisco: Out: Rex Walters

Santa Clara: Out: Kerry Keating

Stanford: Out: Johnny Dawkins

• Stephen F. Austin: Out: Brad Underwood (Left for Oklahoma State)

• Stony Brook: Out: Steve Pikiell (hired by Rutgers)

Southern Utah: Out: Nick Robinson | In: Todd Simon (UNLV interim head coach)

TCU: Out: Trent Johnson | In: Jamie Dixon (left Pitt)

• Tulane: Out: Ed Conroy

UCF: Out: Donnie Jones | In: Johnny Dawkins (fired by Stanford)

• UMBC: Out: Aki Thomas

• UNLV: Out: Dave Rice (fired in January)

• UT-Rio Grande Valley: Out: Dan Hipsher

• UTSA: Out: Brooks Thompson

Vanderbilt: Out: Kevin Stallings (hired by Pittsburgh)

• Western Kentucky: Out: Ray Harper

• Wisconsin: Out: Bo Ryan (resigned in December), In: Greg Gard (promoted from interim head coach)

• Wisconsin-Milwaukee: Out: Rob Jeter

• Wright State: Out: Billy Donlon

​• Wyoming: Out: Larry Shyatt | In: Allen Edwards (promoted as assistant)

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