Who’s Next For USF?
With Steve Masiello no longer in the picture for the USF’s men’s basketball job — after the revelation he lied on his resume and never completed his bachelor’s degree at the University of Kentucky — here are possible candidates to become the Bulls’ next coach.
Name School Comment
Orlando Antigua Kentucky assistant John Calipari’s No. 1 assistant has recruited nation’s best talent
Bob Hoffman Mercer Beat Duke in NCAAs; acknowledged an interview with USF
Stan Jones FSU assistant Leonard Hamilton’s right-hand man with Seminoles knows the state
Derek Kellogg Massachusetts Has 109-86 mark, 3 postseason teams in 6 seasons at alma mater UMass
John Pelphrey Florida assistant Billy Donovan protégé had NCAA teams with South Alabama, Arkansas
Bob Marlin Louisiana-Lafayette Respected under-the-radar work with Cajuns, Sam Houston State
Jeff Neubauer Eastern Kentucky Excellent small-school coach had Colonels in NCAA tournament
Craig Neal New Mexico Replaced Steve Alford; coached Lobos to 27-7 and NCAA bid
Donnie Tyndall Southern Miss 56 wins in 2 seasons; works for former USF asst. AD Bill McGillis
Mike White Louisiana Tech Red-hot name is 74-30, three straight NIT trips with Bulldogs