Loading…
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Current Weather
Loading Current Weather....
HomeSportsUT
Published: Tuesday, 4/16/2013 - Updated: 1 year ago

UT coach Cullop no longer candidate at Ohio State

Buckeyes announce hiring of McGuff as new women's coach

BLADE STAFF
UT head coach Tricia Cullop UT head coach Tricia Cullop
BLADE/JETTA FRASER Enlarge

University of Toledo women's basketball coach Tricia Cullop is no longer a candidate at Ohio State, The Blade has learned.

Ohio State did not offer the job to Cullop, who reportedly had interviewed for the job. The Buckeyes announced today that Kevin McGuff is the new women’s basketball coach at Ohio State, three weeks after signing a contract extension with the University of Washington.

The 43-year-old McGuff, who spent nine years as the head coach at Xavier before winning 41 games the last two seasons with the Huskies, follows Jim Foster, who was fired last month after the Buckeyes failed to win 20 games or make the NCAA tournament for the first time in his 11-year tenure.

After seasons of 20-14 in 2011-12 and 21-12 last year, McGuff signed a contract extension with the Huskies through the 2019-20 season.



Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. If a comment violates these standards or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, click the "X" in the upper right corner of the comment box to report abuse. To post comments, you must be a Facebook member. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.

Related stories