Chris Mullin is out as the top coach at St. John’s, and will probably be purchased out quickly, in accordance with sources.
Jon Rothstein of CBSSports.com first reported the information through Twitter.
St. John’s is predicted to focus on Arizona State head coach Bobby Hurley, the Jersey City, N.J. native and former Duke legend, Rothstein reported. Iona coach Tim Cluess may be an possibility.
Mike Cragg, the varsity’s new AD who got here to St. John’s from Duke, declined to present Mullin a contract extension, a number of sources stated. Mullin, 55, has two years and about $four million remaining on his deal. He would have been a lame duck after subsequent season with out an extension.
“Let me be clear and I said from the start, Coach Mullin is our head coach and we are not looking for another head coach,” Cragg stated on Saturday in an announcement that has marked his solely feedback on the matter.
Mullin, meantime, has not spoken publicly because the finish of the season, and didn’t reply to textual content messages looking for remark.
Mullin went 59-73 with one NCAA Tournament look at St. John’s. The Red Storm misplaced to Hurley and Arizona State, 74-65, on March 20.
Mullin may return to the NBA as an govt after previously serving in Golden State’s entrance workplace.
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