Crean out at Indiana

Tom Crean’s tenure as IU men’s basketball coach, nearly nine full years long, is over.
In a press release distributed shortly after noon Thursday, Athletics Director Fred Glass said that, “after deliberative thought and evaluation, including multiple meetings with Tom about the future, I have decided to make a change in the leadership of our men’s basketball program.”

Crean’s departure ends the longest tenure in the Indiana hot seat since Bob Knight’s firing in 2000. The 50-year old won two regular-season Big Ten championships during his time in Bloomington, qualified for four NCAA tournaments in the past six seasons and advanced to three Sweet 16s.

IU fires basketball coach Tom Crean

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