Moss leaves UNCW

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- More than seven months after losing his basketball coaching job, Benny Moss is leaving UNCW. Moss was relieved of his duties as men's coach in January and reassigned within the athletic department.

In a statement, the school said effective today Moss has resigned his job. Moss and the school have reached a settlement, but no word on the terms of that agreement.

"We appreciate Coach Moss's service and tenure to the University and wish him well going forward," said Kelly Mehrtens, UNCW's athletic director, in a statement.

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outlet reported he walked with $250,000. Of course his agent gets a piece of that.

Of further note, it was reported that Buzz has still not signed his lengthy contract; apparently some issues to be worked out. So he works under a memorandum of agreement or some such document.

Is he waiting for Michael to make a better offer when the Bobcats are in town?

Or waiting to see what Coach Williams has in store?

After the circus put on in recruiting him, it seems the AD needs to get his signature on the contract. It has been almost 5 months since the announcement of his coming.

I don't support college athletics, because coaches make too much money, while students are constantly punished with higher tuition year after year, look at UNCW giving Buzz Peterson a $500K a year contact, a 100% increase over his predecessor, WHAT A SHAME!!!!

and let's not forget the tuition increase that was just passed :(

where it belongs. Look to your legislators in Raleigh & remember that when, or if, you vote.

The brief statement by Kelly Mehrtens will hopefully be the line she uses upon her termination. Until there is a change in leadership , alumni and fans will be reluctant to open their pockets. Her decisionmaking has been very questionable and it appears she is not well liked. UNCW has serious issues with their state of their program.
Fragile finances and a nomadic ball coach has not given them a firm
foundation to build upon. They paid too much for an opportunistic coach who took advantage of a desperate mid-major program with limited resources.Buzz Peterson's history suggest he will not be around to resurrect this program. These program veered off course when Brad Brownell was run out of town. There has been nothing but a bunch of bozos running this program in the ground.

I ran into Jerry Wainwright at lowes this past summer.. I told him how much I enjoyed where he took the Seahawks...
The program has never recovered after his loss..
UNCW basketball was the biggest ticket in Wilmington.. Sad to watch it die...the Once mighty Seahawks has been transformed into a dead Duck..
UNCW swallow your pride and Offer Jerry his Job back...