KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee has fired baseball coach Todd Raleigh after he failed to lead the Volunteers to a single Southeastern Conference tournament or NCAA tournament in his four seasons.
Tennessee announced that Raleigh was fired Monday, two days after Tennessee wrapped up its 2011 season. The Vols finished with a 25-29 overall record and 7-23 SEC record.
Raleigh had one year remaining on his contract and will be receive $331,657.53 over the next year as a buyout, which covers a year of salary and broadcast and shoe and apparel compensation.
The Vols went 108-113 in his four seasons at Tennessee from 2008-11. A national search for his successor will begin immediately.
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