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Wainwright’s Days Numbered at DePaul?

Jerry Wainwright’s Blue Demon’s fell to 0-11 in the Big East (8-16 overall) this past weekend. With 7 games left, tonight’s match-up with Seton Hall is a big one. The Blue Demon’s have remaining games with Louisville, Pitt, Georgetown, Villanova, St. John’s, and West Virginia. Tonight’s game, and the 2/28 game vs. St. John’s seem

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AD backs Lebo at Auburn (sort of….)

Jeff Lebo, who has been on the hot seat all year at Auburn (14-9, 3-5 SEC), got a vote of support from AD Jay Jacobs on Friday. It was not exactly a resounding voice of support however – Jacobs declined an interview and issued this statement: "Jeff Lebo and his team have my full support

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Wallingford Resigns at Milligan

Tony Wallingford has decided to step down as the Head Basketball Coach at Milligan College in Tennessee. Coach Wallingford cited health reasons for his departure. He will stay on as the Men’s Golf Coach and help to start the women’s golf program as well as continue to teach at the school. Wallingford has been at

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AD Yow Supports Williams

Maryland AD Deb You has given her public support to Gary Williams. It looks like his job is safe – not only this year, but until he is ready to call it quits. Good for him. Williams is a great coach who has struggled a bit since winning the 2002 National Championship. I hope they

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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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