University of evansville has confirmed our reports from tuesday night that marty simmons is out as the head men's basketball coach.
The school officially announced its decision to dismiss simmons this morning.
Sports director jojo gentry joins us with a lot of new information.
We learned a lot after speaking with athletic director mark spencer on campus... u-e is looking for a new head coach who can take the aces to the n-c-double-a tournament... the school tells us more than 100 people have expressed interest in the position or recommended current coaches for the job... but two names in particular are ringing bells for aces fans across the tri-state: harrison grads calbert cheaney and walter mccarty... who are both being considered to fill the vacancy.
Mark: if i weren't trying to talk to calbert and to walter, those two first names in this community....then i would be doing a great disservice to everybody.
But they aren't the only people that are out there.
There's a lot of great people who are in the ncaa tournament that could be candidates, and are from around the area and the country.
It's been encouraging to see how many poeple have reached out already to self-identify their