Report: Everhart Staying At Duquesne

By: Mike Vukovcan

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Penn State is still in the market for a men’s basketball coach after Ron Everhart decides to stay at Duquesne.

Ron Musselman of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that Everhart has withdrawn his name for consideration.

Everhart told Musselman, “I really appreciate the Penn State opportunity, and I appreciate the process. But, at the same time, it’s awful difficult to leave a place and a program you have worked so hard to put your stamp on.”

The Duquesne basketball team has had 4 winning seasons in the last 5 under Everhart’s direction.

Everhart reportedly has three years left on a contract with the Dukes that pays him $400,000 per season.

Musselman reports that Boston University head coach Pat Chambers is the front-runner for the job.

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee head coach Rob Jeter has also interviewed for the position.


One Comment

  1. Ryan says:

    Go Dukes!! So glad Everhart is staying. We are headed in the right direction with him.
    Pretty bad for PSU’s basketball program when one coach leaves for a lesser job at Navy and another who coaches at a mid-major program pulls his name from consideration for a job in a major conference.

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