Thursday , Jan , 13 , 2005 C.Y. Ellis

Mastodons fire Doug Noll

Fort Wayne, IN (Sports Network) – Indiana-Purdue of Fort Wayne announced
Thursday that Doug Noll has been fired as men’s basketball coach.

Noll compiled a 40-119 record in five-plus years at the helm, including a
dismal 3-13 mark this season with a current eight-game losing streak.

Joe Pechota, the Mastodons’ associate coach, was appointed interim coach for
the remainder of the season.

Noll’s final game was a 100-59 loss to Wyoming on Monday.

IPFW, in its third year as a Division I independent, never won more than 11
games in a season under Noll, whose best campaign was in his first year when
the Mastodons went 11-16 in 1999-2000.