William & Mary fires Fischer after five seasons

  • Jeff Borzello, ESPN

    • Staff WriterMar 10, 2024, 11:01 AM ET Close Basketball recruiting expert.
    • Joined ESPN in 2014.
    • Graduate of University of Delaware.William & Mary has fired men’s basketball coach Dane Fischer after 5 seasons, the school announced Sunday morning.Fisher went 56-91 throughout his time at the helm.” Coach Fischer is a person of high character and stability, and I am grateful for all he has

    provided for our student-athletes. Nevertheless, the time has come for modification in our program,”athletic director Brian Mann said. “As a university, we hold ourselves to the greatest standards and are devoted to competitive quality in all our university sports programs. My focus now turns to identifying the right person to support those standards as our next men’s basketball coach. “< img height ="320 "width="570"src ="https://www.espn.com/mens-college-basketball/story/_/id/39699456/"

    / > Dane Fischer went 56-91 in 5 seasons as William & Mary’s coach. David Yeazell/USA Today Sports

    Fischer took control of in 2019 for Tony Razor, who had ended up above.500 in CAA play in six straight seasons before his ousting. The first-year head coach rollovered that momentum into the 2019-20 season, leading the People to a second-place surface in the CAA standings, going 21-11 total and 13-5 in the league.It has actually gone

    downhill from there, nevertheless. William & Mary has actually gone 19-45 in CAA play over the past 4 seasons, failing to complete better than seventh in the league.Before becoming W&M

    ‘s coach, Fischer was an assistant coach at George Mason, Bucknell and Rider.

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