Marty simmons will not return as the head coach next season.
The school tells us a formal announcement will be made wednesday morning.
Simmons got the boot after 11 seasons at the helm... during that time..he posted 184 wins and 175 losses.... simmons also played at u-e for two seasons after transferring from i-u in 19-85.... as for who is up next for the job..... there is a familiar face, who may be up to fill simmons' role.... a source with direct knowledge tells me that u-e athletics has reached out to calbert cheaney to learn whether he's interested in filling the vacancy... cheaney is an evansville native and graduated from harrison high school.... he has quite a resume, and strong ties to indiana.... the 46-year-old was the big ten player of the year...?and?
National college player of the year... during the 1992-93 season at i-u.
He was selected sixth overall in the 19-93 n-b-a draft..
And went on to play in the league until 2-thousand-6.... his most recent departure was at saint louis university, where he left as an assistant coach in 20-16.... follow 44-news on air and online as more updates on this story become available.
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