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Scruggs will not return for Gardner-Webb

Boiling Springs, NC (Sports Network) - Gardner-Webb University announced on Friday it will not retain the services of Rick Scruggs as men's head basketball coach.

Scruggs guided Gardner-Webb to a meager 8-21 record this past season, his 15th at the helm.

He compiled a 199-218 record at the school and a 377-333 mark in 23 career seasons as a college head coach.

"During his career at Gardner-Webb, Rick Scruggs played an important role in several memorable victories and moments for our basketball program," said Gardner-Webb vice president for athletics Chuck Burch. "We would like to extend a sincere thank you to Rick for his 15 years of service to the university, the community and basketball program. We wish him nothing but the best in his future endeavors."

03/06 02:39:03 ET