Scruggs fired by Gardner-Webb
Rick Scruggs is out after 15 seasons coaching at
School officials said Friday that they would not bring him back
Scruggs was 199-218 at Gardner-Webb, and the Runnin’ Bulldogs
were 8-21 this season and 5-13 in the Big South. They did not
qualify for the Big South tournament because VMI claimed the No. 8
seed by a tiebreaker.
Scruggs, whose career record is 377-333 after 23 seasons, led
Gardner-Webb to the biggest victory in school history two seasons
ago when the Bulldogs knocked off Kentucky in the second round of
the 2K Sports College Hoops Classic.
Vice president for athletics Chuck Burch said in a statement
that Scruggs “played an important role in several memorable
victories and moments for our basketball program.”