Samford replaces Seltzer with Padgett
June 6, 2014
By The Associated Press
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Samford announced the departure of head basketball coach Bernie Seltzer on Friday and promoted former Kentucky and NBA player Scott Padgett to replace him.
Seltzer was 24-41 and had 14 players transfer from the program during his two seasons. Samford didn't say whether he was fired or resigned.
Padgett had been a Samford assistant since 2012 after stints with Manhattan College and the Wildcats.
The 37-year-old Padgett was a first-round NBA draft pick by the Utah Jazz in 1999, 28th overall. He played eight seasons with four teams.
The two-time All-Southeastern Conference forward helped the Wildcats win the 1998 national championship.
Padgett promised a pressing style of play similar to the systems he played in under Rick Pitino and Tubby Smith at Kentucky.
Copyright 2017 by STATS LLC and Associated Press.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written
consent of STATS LLC and Associated Press is strictly prohibited.
12-2 L14 Guarantees, 12-3 L5 Days
9-2 Run, 31-15 G-Plays, +2,135 TY
11-3 Run, 21-7 Picks, 12-3 G-Plays
11-1 G-Plays, 6-1 Y'day, 36-18 L54
8-4 L2 Days, 15-6 L21 Streak
6-3 Totals, 11-6 G-Plays, +2,641 TY
4-1 L5 Picks, 9-2 L11 G-Plays
2-0 Saturday, 10-4 L14 Guarantees
4-2 L3 Days, 60% +1,167 TY
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 10%
off a Live Odds subscription, SAVE 20%
off Daily Pick packages, and receive access to up to 1,000
Member Plays each month!