INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - According to a report from ESPN.com, Butler Basketball head coach Brad Stevens will stay at Butler.
ESPN.com reported Friday that a source "close to the situation" says Stevens will remain at Butler, even though he was UCLA's top choice for their new head basketball coach.
Stevens reportedly texted that he is the coach at Butler and won't comment on any job speculation. UCLA basketball fired Ben Howland earlier this week.
In a tweet Sunday, Stevens alluded to his future:
Stevens is no stranger to this situation.
Each time, the Zionsville native, who hasn't coached or played anywhere outside the state of Indiana, has turned down offers from bigger and more successful programs to stay at Hinkle Fieldhouse.
Stevens previously signed an extension to stay at Butler through the 2021-2022 season.
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