It remains unclear if the school would accept it following a coaching change.
Overall, Fox finished 163-133 in nine seasons in Athens.
Two coaching free agents, Thad Matta and Tom Crean, head the list of possible candidates, along with the usual mid-major route, which includes College of Charleston coach Earl Grant. I was there in person on Friday to watch the Kentucky basketball team's 62-49 win over Georgia. Georgia made only 28.3 percent of its field-goal attempts.
Fox came to Georgia from Nevada where he was a 3-time WAC coach of the year.
Georgia was playing its third game in as many days after advancing in the tournament with earlier victories over Vanderbilt and Missouri. The edge was short-lived, however, when the Wildcats responded with an 8-0 run to take a 30-23 halftime lead and surged ahead by as many as 17 points in the second half.
He is now in his ninth year with the Bulldogs.
The Wildcats scored a 10-point home win over the Tide in the only regular season meeting between the two teams. As Fox wrapped up his eighth year, there was speculation he would be let go, but McGarity ended that before the NCAA Tournament, saying Fox would return.
Washington was also in a group that concentrated on defending Yante Maten, the 6-8, 243-pound forward who was the SEC Player of the Year. The Bulldogs did hold the rebounding advantage at 21-19, led by Ogbeide with a game-high six boards.