Missouri men’s basketball coach Kim Anderson announced Thursday that associate head coach Tim Fuller will not return for the 2015-16.
“Our program at Mizzou is grateful for Tim’s contributions during his time here,” Anderson said in a statement. “We wish Tim all the best in his future endeavors.”
According to MU athletics, Anderson “will conduct a national search” for Fuller’s replacement, but he and the department will have no further comment.
Fuller, 37, had served as an assistant men’s basketball coach at Missouri for four years.
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He joined the staff under Frank Haith before the 2011-12 and was promoted to associate head coach the next season.
Rather than follow Haith to Tulsa last April, Fuller remained at Missouri, helping oversee the transition into Anderson’s first season.
Fuller, a Woodbridge, Va., native who played collegiately at Wake Forest, went 5-0 as the Tigers’ interim coach.
He stepped in for the first five games of the 2013-14 season when Haith was suspended for failure to promote an atmosphere of compliance during his tenure at Miami (Fla.), a sanction imposed after an NCAA investigation into the Nevin Shapiro scandal.
In May 2012, Fuller was chosen as one of the top 10 assistant coaches under 40 years old by ESPN.
He arrived at Missouri after coaching on Rick Pitino’s staff for one season at Louisville.
Fuller also worked at Elon, Miami, Wake Forest and Fairfield prior to his four-year stint with the Tigers. He also worked at Nike for three years.
Fuller made $325,000 last season, a $55,000 raise from his the 2013-14 season under Haith.