Medic! Another coach goes down in the SEC

The morning after Georgia’s embarrassing loss to Florida seems to have gone from bad to worse for Dennis Felton. ESPN’s Mark Schlabach is reporting that Felton has been fired. He is now the second SEC coach to bite the dust this week.

Granted his career at Georgia has been very mediocre. But he did make the tourney last year. And he inherited a program crippled by sanctions. But regardless, why are college programs now adopting the NBA philosophy of firing guys in the middle of the season. College basketball is so different from the NBA. Schools need to put their list of potential candidates together and fire guys immediately at the end of the season. Not in the middle. You’re not going to get any recruiting boost by having an interim coach in charge. So you might as well wait.

Over in the ACC, could Maryland’s Gary Williams be the next to go?

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