LESS THAN 24 hours after Tony Bennett decided to leave Washington State for Virginia, one of the…
Ben Johnson has been an assistant with Tony and Dick Bennett for many years and in fact played alongside Tony and under Dick and Wisconsin-Green Bay.
In three years at Washington State, Bennett was 69-33. The Cougs slipped to 17-16 this season after making the NCAA Tournament in Bennett's first two seasons.
Names that are sure to be talked about as potential successors in the coming days would likely include Randy Bennett, head coach at St Mary's; Ken Bone, head coach at Portland State; Ray Giacolleti, assistant coach at Gonzaga; Bill Grier, head coach at San Diego; Dan Monson, formerly of Gonzaga and now at Long Beach State.
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