Friday , Nov , 03 , 2006 C.Y. Ellis

Radford hoops coach Samuels steps down

Radford, VA (Sports Network) – Radford University head basketball coach Byron
Samuels will resign at the conclusion of the 2006-07 season.

This will mark Samuels’ fifth and final season at the helm of the Highlanders.

“Today I am announcing that this will be my final year as the head men’s
basketball coach,” Samuels said. “My decision is based on a number of personal
and professional reasons. I want to allow the university as much time as
possible to find a new head coach.”

Over four seasons, Samuels has compiled a record of 50-65.

The Highlanders begin the season on Friday, Nov. 10 at Wisconsin-Milwaukee.