Georgia Tech hires Pastner from Memphis to replace Gregory

ATLANTA (AP) Georgia Tech has hired Josh Pastner from Memphis to become its next men's basketball coach. Georgia Tech announced the hire on Friday and scheduled a news conference for later in the day. The 38-year-old Pastner will replace Brian Gregory, who was fired after failing to reach the NCAA Tournament in five seasons. Pastner was 167-73 with four NCAA Tournament bids in...
Via Associated Press
April 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Josh Pastner likely next head coach at Georgia Tech

After firing head coach Brian Gregory on March 25, the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets have been doing an extensive coaching search. But one name has stood out from the rest that have been rumored – Josh Pastner of Memphis. According to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman, the Yellow Jackets could seal a deal with Pastner as soon as Friday. Pastner took over at Memphis after John Calipari bolted...
Via The Comeback
April 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Josh Pastner being targeted by Georgia Tech, could leave Memphis

Josh Pastner is being targeted by Georgia Tech for their head coaching position, and he could be on his way out of Memphis, according to a report. ESPN’s Jeff Goodman reports the news and says the Yellow Jackets and Pastner could finalize a deal on Friday. If Pastner does leave Memphis, many Tigers fans would be happy with the news. Once considered a whiz kid who was an assistant...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 08, 2016  |  Discuss

How not to conduct a coaching search

Word has it that Georgia Tech is now focusing on California’s Cuonzo Martin as a replacement for Brian Gregory, who was fired by Georgia Tech athletic director Mike Bobinski. Bobinski fired Gregory last month, a few days after the Yellow Jackets ended their season with a loss in the NIT. “”At the end of the day…
Via A Jersey Guy
April 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech fires coach Brian Gregory

ATLANTA — Georgia Tech's strong finish to the season wasn't enough to convince athletic director Mike Bobinski that Brian Gregory could bring bigger success in the future.Georgia Tech fired Gregory on Friday, less than 48 hours after another disappointing season ended in the NIT.Bobinski, who said he had studied the decision "basically every minute of every day for some period...
Via Associated Press
March 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech fires basketball coach Brian Gregory

According to multiple reports, Georgia Tech basketball coach Brian Gregory is no longer in charge of the program. Wednesday was the team’s last game of the season, losing to San Diego State in the quarterfinals of the NIT. “This was a difficult decision because of the character and integrity that Brian has demonstrated throughout his time at Georgia Tech,” athletics director...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Georgia Tech Has Fired Head Coach Brian Gregory

Twitter/GTech According to multiple reports, Georgia Tech basketball coach Brian Gregory has been let go by the university. Gregory, who has been with the program the past five years, posted a 76-86 overall record with a 27-61 ACC mark. The past season, which featured 21 victories, was actually the most successive of his tenure. Georgia Tech’s AD, Mike Bobinski, confirmed the...
Via College Spun
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

ACC Tournament could decide Gregory's future at Georgia Tech

ATLANTA (AP) Given a mandate from his boss one year ago to show ''clear signs of progress,'' Georgia Tech coach Brian Gregory went all in for this season by adding three senior transfers. With his job on the line, Gregory aimed for immediate results. The payoff came late in the regular season as the Yellow Jackets won five of their last six games to gain momentum for Wednesday...
Via Associated Press
March 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech nets season-low 42 in home loss to Miami

ATLANTA -- It would be one thing if Georgia Tech -- hardly a fully formed product right now under coach Brian Gregory -- was struggling to keep pace with the dynamic, upper-crust clubs of the super-sized ACC. But four games into the conference season, at a time when the league ranks only fifth nationally -- just percentage points ahead of the Atlantic 10 -- there is little consolation...
Via Fox Sports South
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech notches first ACC win, downs Notre Dame

In an under-the-radar but important game for the middle portion of the ACC pack, Georgia Tech held off Notre Dame, 74-69, in Atlanta. Here are three observations from a game Yellow Jackets head coach Brian Gregory called "a tremendous college basketball game": 1. Georgia Tech treading water in the ACC ... but it's better than sinking quickly. The Yellow Jackets aren't going far in...
Via Fox Sports South
January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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