UAB announces change in leadership for men’s basketball


BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – The UAB Department of Athletics has announced a change in leadership for the men’s basketball program after firing head coach Robert Ehsan.

A national search for the Blazers’ seventh coach in program history is underway.

In four years, Robert Ehsan coached the Blazers to an overall record of 76-57 and 38-34 in Conference USA play. UAB participated in the 2019 CBI.

Since its first year of competition in 1978, the UAB men’s basketball program has an overall record of 836-510. The Blazers have played in 15 NCAA Tournaments along with making 12 NIT appearances.


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