Wagner fires Deane
NEW YORK -- Wagner has fired men's basketball coach Mike Deane.
Deane was 95-113 over seven seasons with the Seahawks, including 5-26 overall and 3-15 in the Northeast Conference this season.
"I decided it was time to make a change and go in a different direction," athletic director Walt Hameline said Monday.
Wagner closed the season Saturday with an 81-76 victory over St. Francis (Pa.) to snap a seven-game skid. The Seahawks finished 11th in the conference, ahead of only Bryant (1-29, 1-17).
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