Posted April 16, 2013 on AP on Fox
Three weeks after signing a long-term contract extension at the University of Washington, Kevin McGuff came home to become the new women's basketball coach at Ohio State. Ohio State, which announced the hiring Tuesday, didn't disclose terms of McGuff's contract. Washington said his buyout would be $1.75 million. ''This is an amazing opportunity for my family and me to come back to the state of Ohio,'' said McGuff, who spent nine seasons as the head coach at Xavier before taking the job with the Huskies. ''As someone who is from state of Ohio, I know how special of a place this is and my goal is to have Ohio State competing at the highest level.'' The 43-year-old McGuff, who won 41 games the last two seasons with the Huskies, takes over for Jim Foster who was fired last month after the Buckeyes failed to win 20 games or make the NCAA tournament for the first time in his 11-year tenure. After seasons of 20-14 and 21-12 last year, McGuff ...
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