Friday , Feb , 10 , 2006 C.Y. Ellis

Missouri’s Snyder resigns

Columbia, MO (Sports Network) – Missouri head basketball coach Quin Snyder
resigned his position, effective immediately.

According to a report by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Snyder told his team he
was quitting on Friday afternoon.

Associate head coach Melvin Watkins, a former head coach at Charlotte and
Kansas State, will take over for the Tigers during the rest of the season.

The Tigers are in the midst of a six-game losing streak and are in 11th place
in the Big 12 Conference.

Snyder, who played his college ball at Duke and was an assistant under Mike
Krzyzewski, had 20-win seasons in three of his first four years at the helm,
including an appearance in the Elite Eight. Since then, the team is just