Oregon State University fired head basketball coach Craig Robinson, President Obama’s brother-in-law, on Monday.
Robinson is the fourth-winningest coach in the school’s history — boasting a 94-105 record in six years with the team — and had three more years remaining on his contract. Robinson is expected to receive more than a $ 4 million buyout from the school.
In a statement released by Oregon State, athletic director Bob De Carolis thanked Robinson and his family for their contributions to the school.
“This was a difficult decision, but after further evaluation, I believe it is in the best interests of our student-athletes, our basketball program and our university,” said De Carolis. Read more…