Another head coach has withdrawn his name from consideration for the men's basketball head coaching position at St. John's.
The Red Storm, who were turned down by Loyola-Chicago head coach Porter Moser earlier in the week, have now been turned down by another head coach.
Iona head coach Tim Cluess announced this morning that he's taking his name out of consideration.
“I am taking my name out of consideration for the St. John’s job. When I was unexpectedly contacted by them last week it opened up a flood of emotions," he announced. "There comes a point where the reality of the situation becomes more clear and moving forward is what is needed.”
Cluess, 60, has been the head coach at Iona since 2010. He's led the program to four straight NCAA Tournament berths.
St. John's meanwhile, could now turn to former Arkansas head coach Mike Anderson and Yale head coach James Jones.
St. John's has had quite the coaching search up until this point. It doesn't look like it's going to end anytime soon, either.