WVU assistant coach Martin shortlisted as the next men’s Cincinnati basketball head coach

CINCINNATI, Ohio (WDTV) – A source has confirmed to sister station FOX19 that WVU assistant coach Erik Martin is “shortlisted” to become the next men’s basketball head coach in Cincinnati.

Martin interviewed the UC sports director for the job on Saturday. He’s been an assistant coach at Bob Huggins for 14 years and played for him at Cincinnati. Martin helped lead the Bearcats to the Final Four in 1992.

From 2004 to 2006 he was an assistant at Cincinnati State Community College. From 2006 to 2007 he was also an assistant at Huggins, Kansas. If Martin is offered the position, it will be his first job as head coach.

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