The following is a statement from Vanderbilt Athletic Director David Williams on former Vanderbilt head coach Kevin Stallings.
“I want to thank Kevin Stallings for how well he has led our basketball program and represented our university for 17 years. That in itself is a remarkable achievement in these times.
“During his productive tenure, his teams have generated tremendous excitement for our students and fans. Kevin won more games than any coach in our program’s history and he always did it ‘the right way.’
“I also want to thank Kevin for his tireless efforts in running a first-class program, where he emphasized academic achievement and graduation. We could always be proud of the student-athletes representing our school. He has been a pleasure to work with over these years. Kevin is a great coach and a true gentleman and he and his family are great members of our community. We wish Kevin and his family the best of success in his new position.
“We will begin a national search immediately and are confident in our ability to find an outstanding person.”