Scruggs gets pink slip at Gardner-Webb
Gardner-Webb coach Rick Scruggs, whose team knocked off Kentucky
two years ago, has been let go with two years left on his contract.
“I’m really appreciative of how they treated me in my
15 years here,” Scruggs told FOXSports.com on Friday
afternoon. “Some guys don’t last 15 minutes. I lasted 15
Scruggs, 54, led the Bulldogs to an 8-21 record this season
and a 5-13 mark in the second year in the Big South Conference.
Gardner-Webb finished 13-17 in its first season in the league
after moving from the Atlantic Sun.
Scruggs’ biggest win of his career came in November of
2007 when the Bulldogs went into Rupp Arena and came out with a
84-68 upset against Kentucky.
His career mark at Gardner-Webb is 199-219 in 15 years at the