The 4 worst head coaching hires in Oregon men’s basketball history

FanSided NCAA staff writer Sam Fariss ranks the worst head coach hires in Oregon men's basketball history. Who led the Ducks down the drain?

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. . 1978-83. 53-82 overall. Jim Haney. Jim Haney. Jim Haney. 1. player. 515

Winning less than 40 percent of his games with the Ducks, owns the worst head coaching record in Oregon’s history since 1917.

Sticking around for just five seasons, Haney averaged 10.6 wins and 16.4 losses per season. Haney took over the Ducks after Dick Harter and the Kamikaze Kids. While Oregon didn’t consistently win under Harter, the team had six winning seasons.

Haney took the reigns of a team that had successfully made runs in the NIT a few years in a row and he drove it into the ground.

The Oregon head coach resigned due to his embarrassing record and never had a coaching gig again.

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