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Bill Carmody Out As Northwestern Men’s Head Basketball Coach

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0  Updated at 9:18 am, March 17th, 2013 By: ABC Digital

Jamie Sabau/Getty Images(EVANSTON, Ill.) — Northwestern fired men’s head basketball coach Bill Carmody on Saturday.

The 61-year-old Carmody spent 13 years roaming the sidelines for the Wildcats, compiling a record of 192-210. He led Northwestern to four NIT appearances, before finishing this season with a 13-19 record.

“Bill Carmody elevated the Northwestern basketball program during his 13-year tenure,” said athletic director Jim Phillips. “He did so with class, integrity and always with the best interests of our student-athletes in mind. Northwestern forever will be appreciative to Bill and what he did for our basketball program.”

Northwestern had their best seasons in school history under Carmody, going 20-14 in 2009-10 and 2010-11.

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