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Stanford hires Jerod Haase as new men's basketball coach

Stanford hires Jerod Haase as new men's basketball coach

Stanford hired University of Alabama at Birmingham Coach Jerod Haase as its new basketball coach Friday, a week and a half after firing eighth-year Coach Johnny Dawkins.

Athletic Director Bernard Muir is determined to return the Cardinal to being a regular NCAA Tournament contender as the program was under longtime Coach Mike Montgomery over nearly two decades. Haase, who just completed his fourth season at UAB, will be formally introduced Monday on The Farm.

“Stanford University is a world-class institution which represents excellence across the board,” Haase said in a statement. “We will compete for championships by doing it the right way and graduating...

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