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Players Rally Around Roberts

Rumors have been swirling about the future of St. John’s head coach Norm Roberts. With a 60-76 (23-52 Big East) overall record in four and 1/2 seasons and a 3-6 Big east record this year, critics have been calling for his dismissal. Apparently the players have gotten wind of this and have stepped up to

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Kennedy Arrest Caught on Tape

The video from the December 18th arrest of Ole Miss basketball coach Andy Kennedy was made public by WLTW TV 5 in Cincinnati. It’s very interesting to watch as Kennedy begs officers to let him go – claiming it will be an "international" incident if he’s arrested. The best quote from the video comes from

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Knight interested in Georgia?

Rumor has it that Bob Knight is interested in vacancy at Georgia. The 68 year old Knight, who is the all-time winningest coach in college basketball history with 902 wins, has said that if the right situation comes along, he would be interested. Is Georgia the right situation? It may be. Knight would be coaching

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Press Conference Notes…..

Ok, the press conference just finished and here are my initial thoughts…. Pete Hermann will take over as the interim coach. He was David Robinson’s coach at Navy and brings a lot of experience to the job. He has no chance to keep the job beyond this season. Damon Evans didn’t give specifics on why

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Felton to be Fired at Georgia

Dennis Felton will be fired as the Head Basketball Coach at the University of Georgia today. An 11:00 am press conference has been scheduled by Athletic Director Damon Evans. Georgia is currently 9-11 (0-5 SEC) and riding a 7 game losing streak. Felton’s miraculous run through the SEC tournament saved his job at the time,

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More Gary Williams News

Just wanted to pass along this article from the Washington Post. Things really are starting to heat up in the public battle between Gary Williams and AD Debbie Yow (and her staff). I’m giving even odds that Williams will be fired after the season, and 3-1 odds that it happens in the next few weeks.

Trouble at Maryland

Things are going south in a hurry for Gary Williams at Maryland. With Maryland faltering in the ACC (2-4 – with a 40 point loss to UNC), questions have begun to arise about the programs lack of ability to attract high major talent. Williams blames Kathy Worthington, Maryland’s senior associate athletic director for losing two

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Big Buyout for Gottfried

Mark Gottfried will reportedly receive a buyout of more than $2 million from the University of Alabama. He will get 29 payments of roughly $75,000 each. This will change if he decides to take another job, then his buyout will be decreased by the amount of his new salary. I guess being forced out isn’t

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Jarvis Ejection Photo’s

I said I would try to find video of Mike Jarvis’ 3-T melt-down – there is none available – but I’ve got the next best thing! Follow the link below to photo’s of the ejection – the best being on the bottom row where Coach Jarvis appears to be arguing with the cop, and then

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