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BYU basketball coach Dave Rose announces retirement

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BYU coach Dave Rose shouts to his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against St. Mary's on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, in Provo, Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

(UPDATE 3/26/19 1:13 p.m.) -- BYU basketball coach Dave Rose announces his retirement.

Rose made the announcement in a press conference Tuesday.

Original story about Rose's announcement below.

(KUTV) -- Brigham Young University's (BYU) basketball coach Dave Rose will be hosting a press conference amid speculation he'll resign or retire.

The meeting will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday on the Marriott Center floor.

Rose has been head coach at the university for 14 years. He started as an assistant coach in 1997 and became in the head coach in 2005.

With 348 victories, he is sixth for the most wins in 14 seasons in NCAA history, according to BYU's website.

In 2011, Rose took BYU to the Sweet 16 in the NCCA tournament for the first time since 1981. He won the 2018 ESPN INFINITI Coaches' Charity Challenge to raise more than $100,000 for the BYU Simmons Center for Cancer Research.

He is ranked 11th among active coaches in the NCAA in career winning percentage.

Rose has also won several awards during his time at BYU. He's a three-time MWC Coach of the Year, two-time United States Basketball Writers Association District VIII Coach of the Year and Naismith Coach of the Year Finalist

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