Report: Northwestern parts ways with Carmody

Northwestern has announced it has fired Bill Carmody after 13 seasons. 

ESPN.com first reported that the team was set to be notified on Saturday morning. 

Carmody was 192-210 in his tenure but was unable to take the program to its first-ever NCAA tournament berth. Northwestern went to four consecutive NIT's prior to this season, when the Wildcats finished 13-19 overall and 4-14 in league play. 

The frontrunner to replace Carmody, sources told CBSSports.com, is Duke assistant coach and Illinois native Chris Collins. 

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