Mitch Hannahs, Indiana State (ISU photo)


USF makes statement by hiring Hannahs + potential Indiana State candidates

Coaches Corner

It’s not easy to catch everyone by surprise in the middle of the NCAA Super Regional round, but South Florida athletic director Michael Kelly did precisely that by hiring Mitch Hannahs away from Indiana State.

Hannahs, 56, was certainly not the most obvious hire for the Bulls. Mark Kingston from South Carolina spent time as the USF head man and would’ve made a lot of sense, Florida assistant Chuck Jeroloman has a strong reputation in the Sunshine State, and plenty of other names surfaced that would’ve made a ton of sense.

In the end, though, the Bulls went with Hannahs,[…]