DENVER (CBS4) – After nine years of coaching the Denver Pioneers, the university announced on Friday that Joe Scott won’t be back next year.
“We’d like to thank Joe for his years of service and wish him all the best in his future endeavors,” Vice Chancellor Peg Bradley-Doppes said in a prepared statement.READ MORE: Fish Count In Poudre River 1 Year After Destructive Cameron Peak Fire Brings 'Shocking' News
The Pioneers season ended when they lost to South Dakota State in the Summit League Tournament semifinals on Monday.READ MORE: Concessionaires Looking To Fill Thousands Of Open Positions At Denver International Airport
DU says they will begin searching for a replacement for Scott immediately.MORE NEWS: 'So Much More Than Just Pollution': Air Monitoring Project Around Suncor Plant Meant To Empower Community
Joe Scott fired as DU Basketball coach. One of my all time favorites! Best of luck Joe!— Steve Cox (@SteveCoxDenver) March 11, 2016