RICHMOND, Va. – VCU Associate Vice President and Director of Athletics Ed McLaughlin confirmed this morning that Will Wade would not be returning as head men's basketball coach at Virginia Commonwealth University and that he had accepted the same position at Louisiana State University.
"We have a world-class practice facility, a sold out arena every night and one of the greatest fan bases in all of college basketball. VCU Basketball is bigger than one person. We remain committed to ensuring that VCU Basketball remains a top-25 program nationally. We have a tradition of remarkable success that is focused ultimately on providing our student-athletes with a positive experience, focusing on our core values: student-athlete focus, drive to excel and integrity."
A national search will begin immediately for the position.