BALTIMORE — UMBC has named Jim Ferry new head coach of the men's basketball team.
He replaces Ryan Odom, who recently left to become head coach at Utah State.
Ferry comes to Baltimore County from Penn State where he held the position of interim head coach, following the firing of Pat Chambers last August.
UMBC finished this past season in first place of the American East conference with a 14-6 record.
BREAKING: Jim Ferry named new head coach of UMBC men's basketball, replacing Ryan Odom (who left for Utah State). Ferry is former asst/interim head coach at Penn State, head coach at Duquesne and Long Island. @WMAR2News @UMBCAthletics https://t.co/YkV31HKdG5— Shawn Stepner (@StepnerWMAR) April 12, 2021