It looks as if Mark Fox might not be unemployed long.
The former Georgia basketball coach is in talks with Colorado State about becoming the Rams’ next coach, according to Justin Michael, a local reporter.
NEWS: Multiple sources stated that Colorado State & Mark Fox have begun conversations regarding Fox becoming the next head coach of the Rams. Fox spent nine seasons at Georgia and made 2 NCAA Tournament appearances. CSU could not be reached for a comment at this time. #CSURams
— Justin Michael (@JustinTMichael) March 15, 2018
Fox spent nine seasons at Georgia, where he compiled a record of 163-133 with the Bulldogs. He led the them to two NCAA Tournament appearances, but the Bulldogs missed the tournament in each of the past three seasons. Georgia and Fox parted ways last Saturday. Georgia has targeted veteran coaches Thad Matta and Tom Crean as a potential replacement. Matta declined the job after being offered.
Prior to his time at Georgia, Fox was the coach at Nevada. The Wolfpack compete in the Mountain West and will play in the NCAA Tournament on Friday against Texas.
Larry Eustachy, who coached Colorado State for six seasons, resigned under pressure amid an internal investigation into the program. The Rams finished 11-21 in the 2017-18 season.
Colorado State has hired a Georgia coach in the past; as former Georgia offensive coordinator Mike Bobo is the football coach. In his time in Fort Collins, Bobo has posted a 21-18 record, finishing 7-6 each season.
Georgia finished 18-15 on the season. After Fox was fired, the Georgia players declined the chance to play in the NIT.