Paul Hewitt slated to be new coach for men's basketball

Paul Hewitt

Former Georgia Tech men's basketball coach Paul Hewitt will be the new head coach of the George Mason University men's basketball team, according to Mason Athletics.

Larranaga discusses relationship with Merten, direction of university

Former men's basketball coach Jim Larranaga speaks to his support team during the NCAA tournament game against Villanova. (John Powell)

Larranaga accepts Miami's coaching offer

Coach Jim Larranaga speaks at a press conference.  (John Powell)

Update 6:50 p.m. Connect2Mason has video of the Tom O'Connor press conference

Men's Basketball Coach Jim Larranaga has agreed to take the vacant coaching job at the University of Miami, according to Mason Athletics.

Miami given permission to talk to Larranaga about coaching vacancy

In his 14th season at the helm, George Mason head coach Jim Larranaga earned his second career CAA Coach of the Year award after leading his team to a school-best 25-5 regular season.  (John Powell)

Merten ranks in top 10 for compensation among public university presidents

President Alan Merten ranked in the top 10 in total compensation of public university leaders in the United States during the 2009-2010 year, according to an annual survey released in April by the Chronicle of Higher Education. Merten was the 10th highest paid public university president