Alabama Crimson Tide coach Mark Gottfried was fired Monday. posted a story by Cecil Hurt detailing the termination of Alabama’s basketball coach. “Gottfried, 45, is not expected to coach the team in its remaining games. Although no announcement has been made concerning an interim coach, assistant coach Phillip Pearson is expected to take over the team until the end of the season.”

The termination ends intense speculation over the weekend regarding Gottfried’s future.

More information will be posted as the story develops.
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