Jerry Eaves Fired as North Carolina A&T Men’s Basketball Coach
North Carolina A&T State University today announced the firing of Jerry Eaves as head men’s basketball coach. Scott Bollwage has been named the interim head coach until a replacement is found.
“I want it to be known that I have a tremendous amount of respect for Jerry Eaves and what he did for this program,” said North Carolina A&T Director of Athletics Hilton. “He has blessed the lives of so many young men through his associations with them as a mentor and as a positive male role model. Eaves’ integrity as a man, a father, a husband, a coach and a professional are immensely impressive. I truly wish him the best in his future endeavors.”
Eaves leaves Aggie Land with 99-180 record over nine seasons and is third on the program’s all-time wins list. Eaves leaves Aggie Land with 99-180 record over nine seasons and is third on the program’s all-time wins list.
The Aggies finished the 2011-12 season 12-20 overall after losing to Howard 51-50 as the seventh seed in the first round of the MEAC Basketball Tournament at Lawrence Joel Coliseum in Winston-Salem, N.C., on March 6. A nationwide search for Eaves’ replacement will begin immediately.