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WATCH: Stanford basketball coach Jerod Haase addresses firing, reveals he's 'proud' of players

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On Thursday following their loss in the second round of the Pac-12 Tournament against Washington State, it was revealed that Stanford would be going in a different direction from coach Jerod Haase

Haase had been at the helm for eight seasons, accumulating a 126-127 record in that time and appearing in zero NCAA Tournaments in that time. He was given one more year after last season by athletic director Bernard Muir, who expressed that there needed to be progress made for Haase to continue on as the head coach. 

With an elite recruiting class inserted into a roster with a ton of experience, and the Pac-12 having a down year, Stanford ended up going 14-18 on the year. It didn't take long for the news to break as minutes after their season-ending loss, there was confirmation that Haase was out.

The now-former head coach discussed his time in Palo Alto, and while the wins and losses didn't work in his favor he still expressed how proud he was of the players that he coached along the way. 

According to a release by the program, Haase landed three five-stars during his time as the head coach, produced 13 All-Pac-12 selections, and had five Pac-12 Scholar-Athletes of the Year. 

The release also stated, "A national search will begin immediately."

Names such as Washington State's Kyle Smith, Princeton's Mitch Henderson, and possibly Cal's Mark Madsen have all been thrown out as possible replacements.