FAMU to name new head basketball coach

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By: Asher Wildman
May 11, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- The search is over. FAMU will announce the hire of Robert McCullum as their next head men’s basketball coach Friday.

McCullum beat out other reported finalists Pat Kennedy and Lindsey Hunter.

McCullum has been a head coach twice in his career. From 2000-2003 McCullum was the head coach at Western Michigan and from 2003-2007 was the head coach at USF compiling a head coaching record of 84-121.

His career includes:

1976–1978 Council Junior HS
1978–1982 Ramsay HS (asst.)
1983 South Alabama (asst.)
1984 Samford (asst.)
1985–1987 South Alabama (asst.)
1988–1989 Southern Illinois (asst.)
1990 Kansas State (asst.)
1991–1996 Florida (asst.)
1996–2000 Illinois (asst.)
2000–2003 Western Michigan
2003–2007 South Florida
2007 Nigerian senior national team
2007–2008 San Francisco (asst.)
2009–2010 UCF (asst.)
2010–2011 Georgia Tech (asst.)

For the last few years, McCullum has been the Assistant Director of Operations at the University of Oregon.

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