College basketball coaching changes 2022 tracker, rumors, coach carousel analysis: Georgia fires Tom Crean

With the postseason upon us, the 2022 men’s basketball coaching carousel is already moving at a steady pace. Heading into Thursday evening, there are 22 jobs that have changed, will change or had interim coaches who have been promoted to full-time.

Two of the jobs expected to flip did so on Thursday. Bruce Weber announced his resignation at Kansas State after 10 years. At Georgia, the school severed ties with Tom Crean after four years. Potential candidates at both of those openings can be found in the capsules below.

In talking to various sources in the past couple of weeks, it’s fair to expect at least another half-dozen power-conference jobs to open in the next week-plus. The SEC is expected to be the league with the most amount of change, with the potential for as many as six jobs to come open (though I’d be surprised if the number was higher than four). Georgia is the first; there will definitely be more soon, industry sources said.

One coach received good news on Thursday. After Stanford lost against Arizona in the Pac-12 quarterfinals, Stanford AD Bernard Muir announced that Jerod Haase would return for a seventh season. Speculation about Haase’s future increased heavily behind the scenes on Thursday prior to Muir ending that guesswork.

There are now four power-conference jobs with vacancies: Louisville, Maryland, Kansas State and Georgia.

Notable on the Maryland front: USC announced Wednesday morning it’d signed Andy Enfield to a restructured contract through 2027-28. Enfield is in his ninth season at USC and, because he attended grad school at Maryland and is from that area, gained traction in the past two months as a viable candidate to take the Terps gig. That won’t be happening. Enfield has the 25-6 Trojans ranked No. 21 in the AP poll. Last year’s team made a run to the Elite Eight.

“My family and I are very happy to be part of the Trojan Family,” Enfield said. “I feel great about the future of USC basketball in the Pac-12 and nationally.”

Enfield is 182-116 at USC. The Trojans have won the third most games in the past three seasons of any team in a power conference (behind Baylor and Kansas). Elsewhere, Jim Larrañaga put the retirement whispers to rest: Miami announced Larrañaga has signed a new deal through 2025-26.

Other coaches who have been given another year: Georgetown’s Patrick Ewing, Arizona State’s Bobby Hurley, Nebraska’s Fred Hoiberg and NC State’s Kevin Keatts.

This story will serve as a continually updating home of all the latest as news comes in about who’s been hired, who’s been fired, retirements and more. It will be updated daily, sometimes multiple times in a day, so check back often.

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