Hayford leaves for Seattle

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.

Seattle University hires men’s basketball coach Jim Hayford away from Eastern Washington

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