College basketball coaching carousel: After more than two months, three schools still searching for a coach

The offseason is nearing its two-month-old mark, but that specifically dates to the end of the NCAA Tournament.

For most programs, the offseason has been going on beyond two months. And as the month of May gets closer to ending, it's surprising to see that three programs are still without a full-time head coach. Chicago State, Delaware State and Detroit have yet to settle on replacements for the men fired at those spots.

It's unusual for a school to reach the start of May without making a hiring, let alone bumping up against Memorial Day. For one, it's detrimental to recruiting. So we wait to see which of the three will strike first. For now, Delaware State has Keith Johnson listed as its interim coach

There is a fourth school in search of a coach, but the search began in mid-May: Alabama A&M's Donnie Marsh stepped down after just one season with the Bulldogs. 

There have been 54 openings among Division I programs from last season. Below is the entire list of changes, the majority of which have come from mid- and low-major conferences. Only eight schools from Major 7 conferences (Louisville, Xavier, UConn, Pitt, Memphis, Georgia, Ole Miss and East Carolina) had changeover this spring. 

College basketball 2018 coaching carousel
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Matt Norlander is a national award-winning senior writer who has been with CBS Sports since 2010. He's in his eighth season covering college basketball for CBS, and also covers the NBA Draft, the Olympics,... Full Bio

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