Former Xavier coach Kevin McGuff is rumored to be headed back to Ohio. - Photo by USA Today Sports.

Ohio State coaching search: Kevin McGuff hired to replace Jim Foster

Jim Foster is out as Ohio State Buckeyes coach after a disappointing season. So who will replace him?

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Kevin McGuff brings strong coaching staff to OSU

With the hire of Mark Mitchell as an assistant, Ohio State promises to have a strong coaching staff for Kevin McGuff's first season.

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McGuff already making an impact at Ohio State

The Ohio State Buckeyes introduced Ohio native Kevin McGuff as their new coach in April and he is already making an impact.

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Ohio State's path to hiring Kevin McGuff

The Ohio State Buckeyes introduced Ohio native Kevin McGuff as their new coach today, but the path to getting him to Columbus could have been easier.

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Rumor: McGuff to be named Ohio State coach

Per Ryan Autullo of the Toledo Blade, Kevin McGuff will be named new head coach at Ohio State. McGuff just recently signed an extension with Washington. Tricia Cullop found out earlier this morning, after interviewing with Ohio State, that she was no longer a candidate.

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Agler not interested in Ohio State job

It had been rumored that Seattle Storm coach Brian Agler was a candidate for the Ohio State position, but Seattle Times reporter Jayda Evans has apparently put that one to rest.

For more on the Buckeyes' coaching search, check out our storystream.

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Walz says he's staying at Louisville

And the saga just continues...

For more on Ohio State's coaching search, check out our storystream.

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Gail Goestenkors withdraws from Ohio State search

As reported earlier, Ohio State's negotiations with Gail Goestenkors broke down once it became clear that another "high-profile" coach was in fact their favorite.

That coach was Louisville coach Jeff Walz.

Ohio State will continue to pursue Walz and if that doesn't work out, a coach in the WNBA with college experience is also a possibility.

For more on this developing story, check out our Ohio State coaching search storystream.

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Negotiations between Ohio State, Goestenkors stall

It appears that the relationship between former Texas coach Gail Goestenkors and Ohio State has soured during the late stages of negotiations.

The ever-evolving situation had some major developments late yesterday and three different coaching sources close to the situation gave different accounts. One indicated that contract negotiations with Goestenkors had hit a snag. Another noted that Goestenkors would still be the ultimate choice. A third called another high-profile NCAA coach the favorite.

Moving forward, if things don't work out with that high-profile coach, they might consider a coach from the WNBA with college experience.

Stay tuned.

For more on this developing story as it unfolds, check out our storystream.

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Sources: Ohio State expected to hire Goestenkors

The negotiations between Gail Goestenkors and Ohio State are close to finalization and she is expected to be named the next head coach, replacing Jim Foster by April 12.

Goestenkors coached previously at Duke and Texas and is expected to bring at least one Texas staff member to Ohio State.

For more on this developing story, check out our Ohio State coaching search storystream.

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Staley withdraws name from Ohio State search

"While it’s flattering to be contacted by other programs, staying at South Carolina was not a difficult decision," South Carolina coach Dawn Staley said. "With what we’re building here and the outpouring of support I’ve received from the administration, fans and community leaders, it was an easy choice. I want to stay here and finish what we have started."

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Dawn Staley to interview for OSU position

It seems like Ohio State is winding down its search for their new women's basketball coach -- and one of the finalists for the job is South Carolina's Dawn Staley. Earlier today, Staley told The State when asked about the potential interview, "I can’t confirm or deny that." Gail Goestenkors is also rumored to be one of the finalists for the position, and she will interview on Tuesday.

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Rumor: Goestenkors to interview with Ohio State

After parting ways with Jim Foster, Ohio State has apparently narrowed down its list of candidates.

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Jim Foster out as Ohio State coach

Jim Foster is out as Ohio State Buckeyes coach after a disappointing season.

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