Former Manhattan Coach, Steve Masiello, will not be heading to South Florida after a background check showed some discrepancies.

Masiello lied about earning a communication degree from the University of Kentucky. He did attend the university from 1996 thru 2000, but he never actually graduated and earned his degree.

Masiello has been the head coach at Manhattan for the past three years. He led the Jaspers to the NCAA this season, and he has been considered one of the up and coming coaches in the county. His deal with South Florida was expected to be worth $6.2 million for five years.

It will be interesting to see if Manhattan allows Masiello to return as their head coach now that the truth is out, and if they don’t, is his career as a head coach over?