Steve Donahue was a coach at Cornell University. He made it to the NCAA Tournament and the Sweet Sixteen in a disappointing loss at Kentucky. Boston College fired their coach and was looking for possible coaches. Boston College hired Donahue.
Steve Lavin was a reporter for ESPN.St. John's was looking for a coach coming off a disappointing season. Lavin was on sportscenter one day and on the other he is a coach for St. Johns. Lavin was hired.
Some more coaching changes were:
Tony Barbee, Auburn
Tim Floyd, UTEP
Fran McCaffery, Iowa
Kevin Willard, Seton Hall