Monday, April 23, 2012

Seth Greenberg Out At Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech will be looking for a new men's basketball coach. According to OSG Sources Seth Greenberg has been fired as head coach of the Hokies.

A press conference is scheduled for 4:00pm eastern where Virginia Tech athletic director Jim Weaver will break the news.

Greenberg completed his ninth season at Virginia Tech going 16-17. Overall Greenberg's record is 170-123 Overall, 61-67 in the ACC.

In nine seasons at Virginia Tech Greenberg took the Hokies to the NCAA tournament only once in 2007.

Greenberg had four years remaining on his contract with a buyout of $1.2 million. 

More when we know it.

1630 UPDATE: From Andy Katz through his Twitter...

Va Tech AD Jim Weaver made it clear that assistants leaving, lack of family atmosphere for hoops within program were major factors.

Most telling comment from Weaver was "it's safe to say he was shocked," about Greenberg learning that he was fired.

Weaver said they made the decision that if they weren't going to extend Seth next year why wait.

CSN Washington's Chick Hernandez is already saying Dell Curry is going to get consideration...

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