The university announced men’s basketball head coach John Cooper would not be renewed for next year. The school is also relieving women’s head basketball coach Cleve Wright of his duties. Both changes are effective immediately.
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Miami posted an overall record of 59-100 in Cooper’s five seasons as head coach, including a 29-59 mark in MAC play.
After posting a 9-22 overall record in his first season at Miami in 2012-13, Cooper led the RedHawks to overall records of 13-18 in 2013-14, 13-19 in 2014-15, 13-20 in 2015-16 and 11-21 in 2016-17.
Wright registered an 8-22 overall record in his opening season back in 2013-14. Miami went 7-23 in 2014-15, 9-21 in 2015-16 and 11-21 this past season.
A national search for both vacancies will begin immediately.