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Billy Donlon, Wright State part ways

Billy Donlon

Wright State coach Billy Donlon gestures to his team during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Green Bay for the Horizon League men’s tournament championship Tuesday, March 8, 2016, in Detroit. Green Bay won 78-69. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)


Billy Donlon and Wright State have parted ways, sources told

Donlon had been the head coach of the Raiders for the past six seasons. In 2016, he finished the year with 22 wins, going 13-5 in the Horizon League -- which was tied for second -- and reaching the final of the conference tournament.

After the 2015 season, Donlon turned over his assistant coaches, hiring a new staff; his father, the Director of Basketball Ops, being the only member that returned. The Raiders had won just three Horizon League games that season.

The program had been to three Horizon League title games in the last four years. was the first to report the news.