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Former NBA Player, Current Head Coach Has Been Fired

A view of the official NCAA Wilson Basketball during the 2018 NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal between the Michigan Wolverines and the Loyola Ramblers at the Alamodome.

SAN ANTONIO, TX - MARCH 31: A view of the official NCAA Wilson Basketball during the 2018 NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal between the Michigan Wolverines and the Loyola Ramblers at the Alamodome on March 31, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. The Michigan Wolverines defeated the Loyola Ramblers 69-57. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

March provides us with some of the best moments in college basketball. Buzzer beaters, conference tournament wins, and NCAA tournament berths dominate much of early March, but there is plenty of ugly news as well.

The teams that don't find success are either headed to the NIT, or relegated to waiting for another shot next season. Count Florida Atlantic among those looking forward to next season.

They'll have to do so without coach Michael Curry. According to a release from the school, Curry will not be back to coach the team for the 2018-19 season.

Michael Curry has been relieved of his duties as Florida Atlantic University’s Head Men’s Basketball Coach, effective immediately, Brian White, FAU’s vice president and director of athletics, announced today.

The university would like to thank Coach Curry for his commitment to FAU during his time with the Owls. Unfortunately, results on the court did not meet expectations.

Curry had a lengthy professional basketball career before a brief stint as an assistant coach of the Detroit Pistons. He was hired to replace Flip Saunders by the Pistons in 2008, but lasted just one season as the team's head coach.

After a few seasons with the Philadelphia 76ers as an assistant coach, Curry took over as FAU's head coach in 2014. Four seasons and just 39 wins later, Curry is out. He racked up a dismal 39-83 record, and never finished hire than tied for 11th in the Conference USA.

[FAU]