The University of Arizona will hire longtime Gonzaga assistant Tommy Lloyd as their new head men’s basketball coach, per reports.
BREAKING: Arizona is set to hire Gonzaga Coach-in-Waiting Tommy Lloyd, sources told @stadium.
HUGE upside. Terrific recruiter, has had major coaching responsibilities with Mark Few, and helped build the Zags program into what it is.
— Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanHoops) April 14, 2021
T Lloyd has been instrumental in getting GU to the level they are! I can’t be happier for him! He was instrumental in my career especially during redshirt helping me improve and be ready.Terrific evaluator, recruiter and coach not to mention a great friend!Congrats and good luck!
— Dan Dickau (@dandickau21) April 14, 2021
Lloyd replaces Sean Miller, who was fired last week.
The Wildcats had also interviewed Damon Stoudamire, former Blazer and head coach at University of Pacific, among their candidates for the job.