Potential Michigan Basketball Coach Candidates: Who Might Replace Juwan Howard in Ann Arbor?

Potential Michigan Basketball Coach Candidates: Who Might Replace Juwan Howard in Ann Arbor?
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There is a new Michigan Man on the bench for Michigan men's basketball. And his name is Dusty May.

The Wolverines moved quickly and announced that May will take over for Juwan Howard, who was fired after a 8-24 record and a first-round loss in the Big Ten Tournament. It was Michigan's worst season in 40 years. You could've won a lot of money wagering against the Wolverines this year on Michigan sports betting sites

May comes to Michigan from Florida Atlantic. He led the Owls to the Final Four in 2023. FAU was back in the tournament this year, losing to Northwestern in the first round, 74-65.

And so concludes our story with hypothetical odds on who would replace Howard. BetMichigan.com – your source for Michigan online casinos - broke down the odds on which candidates could be next in line to replace Howard in Ann Arbor. 

May was on our list.

What follows are our final odds before the selection of May.

Next Michigan Basketball Coach Odds: Who Will Replace Juwan Howard?

Coach, Current PostHypothetical OddsPct. Chance
Brian Dutcher, San Diego St. coach+20033%
Porter Moser, Oklahoma coach+50016.7%
Niko Medved, Colorado State coach+80011.1%
Sean Miller, Xavier coach+80011.1%
Lamont Paris, South Carolina coach+90010%
Anthony Grant, Dayton coach+10009.1%
Bryce Drew, Grand Canyon coach+12507.4%
Kyle Smith, Washington State coach+14006.7%
John Beilein, former Michigan coach+16005.9%
Dusty May, Florida Atlantic coach+18005.3%
John Schertz, Indiana State coach+20004.8%

These are hypothetical odds on the next Michigan basketball coach and won’t be found at  Michigan sportsbook apps.



Christopher Boan is a staff writer for BetMichigan.com. He has covered sports and sports betting for more than seven years and has worked for publications such as ArizonaSports.com, the Tucson Weekly and the Green Valley News.

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