UCLA is closing in on a deal to bring Cincinnati head basketball coach Mick Cronin to fill their vacant head coaching spot according to Stadium’s Jeff Goodman.
UCLA closing in on hiring Mick Cronin, source told @stadium.
— Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanHoops) April 9, 2019
ESPN has reported that he will get a six-year, $24 million deal.
Cronin, 47, coached for three seasons at Murray State before getting the job at Cincinnati. He spent 13 seasons at Cincinnati, which is headlined by a Sweet 16 appearance in 2012. At both schools, he has a career record of 365-171.
He will take over for Steve Alford, who was fired midway through the season.
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