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Woolard on firing: 'We should be further along'



The official release from USF on Robert McCullum's firing as men's basketball coach gives us our first insights into athletic director Doug Woolard's decision to move in a new direction.

"When I stepped back and looked at the entire past four seasons, I did not see enough progress in our program over that time," Woolard said in a statement. "I felt like we should be further along over the four-year stretch. I would like to thank Robert McCullum for his commitment and service to the University of South Florida and our student-athletes.

"We will being a national search immediately to secure the very best coach for the University of South Florida. We will accept applications, recommendations and nominations and include prospecting in the process. We will move as quickly as possible, and we will be as thorough as necessary.”

[Last modified: Thursday, May 27, 2010 11:20am]


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