Bill Doba is out as the head coach at Washington State. Doba and the Cougars administration that it was best he and the school part ways. Doba, a native of South Bend, who began his head coaching career at Goshen and Mishawaka, attended the announcement in Pullman and smiled as he said goodbye to the beat writers and reporters who cover the Cougars.
IU has removed the interim tag from Bill Lynch's job description. Lynch led the Hoosiers to a 7-5 season in the wake of Terry Hoeppner's death last summer. Lynch gets a new four-year contract to coach I.U.
In the coaching casualty category, Chan Gailey was fired as the Georgia Tech head coach as was Duke's Ted Roof. Arkansas and head coach Houston Nutt parted company while Jeff Bower is out after 19 seasons as the Southern Miss head coach.