The Hall of Fame coach is 60 years old, sparking questions about what his next move could be. Will he live a private life and separate himself from the basketball world? Will he try to find another coaching job, possibly in the NBA? Will he transition to a different basketball-related role?
Although Wright himself hasn’t spoken about his retirement plans, NCAA.com’s Andy Katz reports that Wright is looking into a potential career in television.
The coach will first rest after his nearly 38-year coaching career in college basketball. Then, he will look into any broadcast acquisitions, according to Katz.
Scroll to Continue
Wright isn’t the only recent high-profile coach to be surrounded by rumors of a broadcast career. When rumors circulated around Rams coach Sean McVay’s potential retirement, the primary reason was that he may want to begin a television career.
During his time at Villanova, Wright won 520 games, went to four Final Fours and won national championships in 2016 and ’18.
More CBB Coverage: