Jon Higgins has resigned as Farragut basketball coach To Wind up to be The mannequin new coach at Science Hill, Farragut athletic director Donald Dodgen confirmed to Knox Information on Wednesday.

Higgins, who performed for Tennessee from 1999-2003, took over Farragut in 2017. In 2021-22, he the group to a 25-9 doc and The primary District 4-4A championship In further than 20 yrs. The Admirals beat rival Bearden, the eventual state runner-up, to wInside the district. 

Farragut’s season accomplished Inside the partal spherical after most of its varsity roster was suspaccomplished As a Outcome of of a bodily altercation between gamers in the area semifinal in the direction of William Blount.

“We hate to see him go, however he had A suggestion that he Might not refuse,” Dogden said. “Jon’s An excellent basketball coach … and He is been very worthwhile.”

Higgins will substitute Ken Cutlip at Science Hill, who led the Hilltoppers for 18 seasons earlier than resigning in July To Wind up to be coach at Columbia Central.

Cutlip led Science Hill To three state touridentifynt appearances and went 31-6 in 2021-22.

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