CMU Fires Ernie Zeigler After 6 Seasons

Central Michigan University announced today that men's basketball coach Ernie Zeigler has been fired.

Athletic Director Dave Heeke said a change in leadership is needed in order to improve the performance of the program and to compete for MAC Championships.

Zeigler has been head coach of the team for 6 seasons, he leaves CMU with an overall record of 75-111.

Heeke says the search for a new coach will begin immediately.