Seattle University plucked Jim Hayford away from Eastern Washington and hired him to coach its men’s basketball team.
Multiple sources confirmed to the Seattle Times a report from Gary Parrish at CBSSports.com that Hayford will to take the job. The Redhawks are expected to make a formal announcement today.
In the past three seasons, Hayford has compiled 66 wins with the Eagles – an average of 22 per season – while EWU made three postseason appearances, including the 2015 NCAA tournament that broke a nine-year drought.
Hayford was 106–91 (.538) during six seasons at Eastern Washington.