Harvard doesn't renew Sullivan's contract

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Frank Sullivan is out as Harvard's
basketball coach Monday following a 12-16 season.

Harvard did not renew the contract of Sullivan, who coached the
Crimson for 16 seasons and went 178-245. Harvard was 5-9 in Ivy
League play, including a season-ending 76-66 loss to Columbia on

The school will immediately begin a search for a new coach,
athletic director Bob Scalise said.

"I am hopeful that a change in leadership of our men's
basketball program will bring us closer to our goals of
consistently contending for the Ivy League championship," Scalise
said in a statement.

Harvard last made the NCAA Tournament in 1946.

Sullivan could not immediately be reached for comment. A message
was left at his office phone Monday.