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Tom Crean Is The "Frontrunner" For This College Coaching Job

A closeup of Tom Crean clapping.

BLOOMINGTON, IN - FEBRUARY 15: Tom Crean the head coach of the Indiana Hoosiers gives instructions to his team during the game against the Minnesota Golden Golphers at Assembly Hall on February 15, 2015 in Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

We're just over 24 hours away from Selection Sunday where we'll find out the 68 teams that will vie for the national title this year. The other teams who didn't make the tournament must regroup and get ready for the 2018-19 season.

Some teams will need a new head coach as well. Pitt, Georgia, Louisville, and many other schools are in search of a new head coach to lead them to the promised land.

One former head coach that could fill a head coaching vacancy is Tom Crean. The newly-minted ESPN analyst was let go as Indiana head coach in mid-March after nine seasons with the Hoosiers.

He's now seen as the "frontrunner" to land the Georgia job. Even Dick Vitale was hyping him up for the job during ESPN's broadcast this afternoon.

Crean only reached the Sweet 16, a round he reached three times, but he did help rebuild an IU program that had fallen to the depths of the Big Ten.

Before taking over the Hoosiers, Crean was head coach at Marquette, where he reached the Final Four in 2003 - you know, the one with Dwyane Wade.

Crean is 356-231 in his head coaching career.