So does Tommy Lloyd have to give back the calling card now?
Longtime Bulldogs assistant coach Tommy Lloyd, a key figure in the program’s rise on the national stage, has been hired as Arizona’s head coach. He agreed to a five-year contract, pending approval of the school’s Board of Regents.
Arizona appears to be trying to expand its search for a new men’s basketball coach and a former Wildcats’ standout player criticized Gonzaga assistant coach Tommy Lloyd’s candidacy.
Despite the loss to Baylor, the Zags stand as one of the best ever from the western third of the country.
Oumar Ballo became the second Gonzaga post player this week to put his name in the transfer portal.
Arizona’s search for a new men’s basketball coach has sent the rumor mill into overdrive, but most signs continue to point in Gonzaga assistant coach Tommy Lloyd’s direction.
The competition keeps getting tougher. Yes, across college basketball, but also when measuring Gonzaga head coach Mark Few’s best teams against one another.In the last nine years alone, there is the 2013 Zags that the climbed to No. 1 in the AP rankings for the first time in program history, two Sweet 16s, two Elite Eight and two that played for the national championship. Five have been ranked No. 1, including the 2019, 2020 and 2021 teams.
Gonzaga junior guard Joel Ayayi has declared for the NBA Draft and plans to sign with an agent as he pursues a professional career.The 6-foot-5, 180-pound Ayayi declared for the draft last year before deciding to return to Gonzaga. It was generally expected that Ayayi would submit his name again after the Zags’ 31-1 season and remain in the draft this time.
Arizona is three days into its search for a new men’s basketball coach and nothing has changed the perception that Gonzaga assistant coach Tommy Lloyd is one of the leading candidates.Lloyd has interviewed for the job, according to CBSsports.com.
Gonzaga sophomore center Pavel Zakharov has entered the transfer portal, according to verbalcommits.com.
Musselman, currently at Arkansas, is the best option for Arizona to replace Sean Miller.
Ron Spieker thought it was a joke at first.