Matt McCall

Sources: UMass hires Matt McCall

UMass is hiring Matt McCall as their next men's basketball coaches, sources told Scout.

UT-Chattanooga coach Matt McCall agreed to a 5-year deal with UMass to become their men's basketball coach, multiple sources told Scout. 

McCall interviewed for the job on Tuesday. The deal is expected to be worth more than #3.25 million, plus bonuses. 

McCall, 35, spent the last two seasons at Chattanooga, leading the Mocs to a 48-18 record and one NCAA Tournament appearance.

In McCall’s first season, the Mocs won the SoCon regular season and tournament championship.

Prior to Chattanooga, McCall was an assistant for Billy Donovan at Florida for four seasons, an assistant at Florida Atlantic for three and spent time as Florida as the Director of Operations from 2006-2008.

McCall will replace Derek Kellogg, who was the helm at UMass for nine seasons. 

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