LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) – Multiple reports are that UK Men’s Basketball Assistant Coach Tony Barbee has been named the new head coach at Central Michigan.
Sources: Kentucky assistant Tony Barbee expected to become the next coach at Central Michigan. He's the former head coach at UTEP and Auburn.
— Pete Thamel (@PeteThamel) April 22, 2021
Central Michigan is hiring Kentucky assistant Tony Barbee as its next head coach, sources told ESPN.
— Jeff Borzello (@jeffborzello) April 22, 2021
Tony Barbee completed his seventh season with the Kentucky men’s basketball program and his first as the associate to the head coach in 2020-21. He served the previous five seasons as an assistant coach and was the special assistant to the head coach in his first season at UK, in 2014-15.
Before coming to Kentucky, Barbee was the head coach at UTEP and Auburn.