Ed Cooley has led the Providence Friars to five straight NCAA Tournaments before missing it in 2019, but every year, the same questions are asked. What is going on with Ed Cooley's hair and what is wrong with Ed Cooley's hair? We're here to explain that below or in the video above!
Providence head coach Ed Cooley ripped his pants...so now he's wearing towels around his waist. MARCH! pic.twitter.com/YV6h3nzy8P— Chat Sports (@ChatSports) March 11, 2018
2020 Update: It's 2020 and people still want to know what's up with Ed Cooley's hair! SHARE this post if you know friends are wondering the same thing you did!
Providence isn't often in the national spotlight, so this question tends to pop up every March. Cooley has several bald spots on the back of his head, which have led to some less than kind remarks from Twitter users.
Cooley suffers from a skin condition that results in those patches. It doesn't spread according to a Syracuse reporter and Cooley has never revealed what the exact condition is.
NEXT: Download the Chat Sports app for every college basketball score and buzzer beater!
One possible answer for that condition is alopecia areata, the same condition that former NBA player Charlie Villanueva has. That disease can cause round patches of hair loss and even complete, total hair loss. Alopecia areata is the theory floated by lostletterman.com.
Watch the video about Ed Cooley's hair below:Back to the Providence Friars Newsfeed