Crean took to Twitter to thank the Bloomington community and Hoosier fans for their support.
The search is on for a new Indiana men's basketball coach, an investigation into rural electric co-ops and a device that helps stillborn grieving families.
Although Indiana University fired Tom Crean this week, a $4 million buyout means he'll still be the highest paid state employee.
Tom Crean spent nine seasons as the head coach of the men's basketball team.
According to a statement, IU will begin an immediate national search for a new coach.
Indiana's season came to an end Friday night in Philadelphia, as the Hoosiers fell to top-seeded North Carolina.
The Indiana Hoosiers spoke Thursday about their for Friday's Sweet 16 matchup with North Carolina.
Indiana beat rival Kentucky Saturday night in Des Moines, advancing to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2013.
As Kentucky and Indiana prepare for their clash on Saturday, Indiana athletes downplay the rivalry while magnifying the game's significance.
Indiana trounced Chattanooga in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, advancing to the Round of 32.