Herb Sendek leaves NC State

Sunday, April 2, 2006

According to many published reports and TV sources, Herb Sendek, who is under fire at North Carolina State Unversity in his role as the basketball head coach, has accepted the job of head coach at Arizona State University (ASU), for reportably at least a seven-figure contract. The Arizona Republic reported that Sendek will be named head coach on Monday, and school officials did not deny it.

Sendek went 170-118 (.590) during his 10-season stay at NC State, and this past year went 22-10 overall, and 10-6 in the ACC. Sendek is replacing Rob Evans, who was fired on March 10. Evans went 119-120 in eight years at ASU.