Latest News

Georgia to fire coach Mark Fox

Follow The Capital Sports Report on

Follow us: @CapSportsReport on Twitter | The Capital Sports Report on Facebook

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Georgia Bulldogs are in need of a new men’s basketball head coach. The team is expected to fire Mark Fox, according to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman.

His job has been in jeopardy in recent days. He has been the Bulldogs Head Coach since the 2009-10 season.

Mark Fox is seen here as the Georgia Bulldogs head coach (Getty Images)

Mark Fox is seen here as the Georgia Bulldogs head coach (Getty Images)

Fox is expected to be the second coach fired on Saturday. The Connecticut Huskies fires Kevin Ollie, their men’s basketball coach, on Saturday morning.

The 49-year-old Fox guided the Bulldogs to two NCAA Tournament appearances. He was 163-133 at Georgia.

The Bulldogs failed to reach the NCAA Tournament this season. They ended their season with an 18-15 record, before losing to the Kentucky Wildcats in the Southeastern Conference Tournament on Friday.

Despite the 18-15 record, Georgia was 7-11 in conference play.

Fox previously the Nevada Wolf Pack head coach, where he went 123-43 in five seasons. In his first three seasons there, he guided the team to the NCAA Tournament before losing in the CBI first-round in his last two seasons.

The Bulldogs are not expected to play in any postseason tournaments this season. In 2015-16 and 2016-17, his team lost in the National Invitational Tournament (NIT).

The two seasons that Fox guided Georgia to the NCAA Tournament, they lost in their first-round games.

At Georgia, he could not win more than 21 games. His Bulldogs team won 21 games twice – first in 2010-11 when they went 21-12 and 9-7 in the Southeastern Conference.

Then, during the 2014-15, they also went 21-12, but went 11-7 in the SEC.

When he was the Wolf Pack head coach, his best second was in 2006-07 when he guided the team to a 29-5 record. Nevada lost in the Round of 32 in the NCAA Tournament.


Any Corrections?. You can contact Anthony Caruso III, Publisher at


Follow us: @CapSportsReport on Twitter | The Capital Sports Report on Facebook


©2007-2019 The Capital Sports Report. Please honor copyright! Piracy hurts writers, devalues their works, and puts you and your employer at risk of lawsuits. All original materials contained on this website are protected by the United States copyright law and may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, displayed, published or broadcasted without the prior written permission.

About Anthony Caruso III (9545 Articles)
Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.