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Stanford hires Jerod Haase as new basketball head

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The Cardinal have a new coach.

Joshua Lindsey-USA TODAY Sports

**UPDATE: Stanford announced at GoStanford.com that Jerod Haase will be the next head coach for the Stanford Men's basketball team.

Stanford is expected to announce UAB head coach Jerod Haase as their new head coach.

The news comes via a report from Jeff Goodman of ESPN's twitter:

Haase has spent the past four seasons as the head man for UAB. He guided the Blazers to a 80-53 record. Haase's squads had 3 winning seasons.

In the 2014-15 season, UAB won the Conference USA tournament championship and made it to the NCAA tournament advancing to the Round of 32 in 2015 as a 14-seed.

In this past season, UAB won a Conference USA regular season crown and had a record of 26-7. The Blazers were upset early in the C-USA tournament and ended up as an automatic qualifier for the NIT where they lost on the road at BYU.

Before his time at UAB, Haase was Roy Williams right hand man serving as an assistant under Williams at both Kansas and North Carolina for 14 seasons. Together they had won 255 of 317 games.

He played college ball at Kansas and Cal.