Hartford extends John Gallagher through 2017-18 season
Head coach John Gallagher will be at Hartford for the next four seasons.
John Gallagher has signed a contract extension that will keep him as the head coach at Hartford through the 2017-18 season.
Gallagher was named head coach back in the spring of 2010, and was up-and-down during his first two seasons. After going 20-42 in his first two years at the helm, Gallagher led the Hawks to an eight-win improvement and a berth in the CollegeInsider.com Tournament.
“I’d like to thank [President] Walter Harrison for his faith in me,” Gallagher said in a statement. “I would also like to thank Pat Meiser for the support she has provided to me and the program throughout the last three years. My family and I are grateful that we have an administration that is behind our growing program and has the same vision and the same mission as the staff here. I’m really exciting about the years to come.”
There is certainly optimism in the program, as well. The Hawks finished the regular season by winning six of their final eight games, going 10-6 in conference play and finishing fourth. Moreover, four starters and eight of their top nine players return from a season ago.
The information on who harassed John Higgins will now be turned over to the FBI
Some of these future NBA picks might work out, but others won't sniff being drafted
This is a good development for Louisville, which may avoid having its coaches forced to testify...
The athletic guard withdrew from the NBA Draft late Wednesday night
Next step in the case, which began in 2011, is for UNC to face the NCAA's Committee on Inf...
We look at 40-plus teams affected by this year's NBA Draft