BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana coach Tom Crean has been fired after nine often lackluster seasons.
Athletic director Fred Glass announced the decision Thursday as the NCAA Tournament was beginning.READ MORE: Chicago Police Officer Shot, Wounded In Calumet Heights; One Suspect Also Shot
Crean won two Big Ten regular-season championships over the last five seasons but went 18-16 this year and missed the NCAA Tournament for the fifth time in nine years — including each of his first three seasons after taking over a gutted team following an NCAA scandal.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Partly Cloudy And Breezy Overnight
The 50-year-old Crean went 166-135 at Indiana overall.MORE NEWS: View Live Radar
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