(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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