Villanova Coach Jay Wright Announces Retirement

Villanova men’s basketball coach Jay Wright is retiring, he announced Wednesday night.

The Athletic’s Shams Charania was the first to report that retirement was likely.

60, had wrestled with the decision privately throughout the offseason,

knowledge of the situation tell Sports Illustrated. Eventually,

the Hall of Fame coach elected to move on, a decision that will reverberate around a sport

“It’s time for us to enter a new era of Villanova basketball,

Wright wrote in a statement. “After 35 years in coaching,

Known for his brilliant offensive mind, ability to develop guards and, until recently, his dapper sideline attire,