Richard Pitino

HOT: Alabama AD to meet with Avery Johnson

Multiple sources are reporting that Alabama AD Bill Battle is in Dallas to meet with Avery Johnson about the Crimson Tide’s vacant men’s basketball position. Johnson spent seven seasons as an NBA head coach – 2005-2008 with the Mavericks, and 2010-2012 with the Nets. He also spent 16 seasons in the NBA as a player.

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HOT: Richard Pitino out of Alabama race

After Alabama swung and missed at Wichita State’s Gregg Marshall, the “hot” name became Minnesota head coach Richard Pitino. This morning however, Pitino ended all speculation when he released the following via twitter: “With regard to the reports tying me to other collegiate men’s coaching positions, let me simply say that I am very happy

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2013 DI coaching changes

Here’s the up-to-date list of 2013 DI coaching changes: School: (old coach) new coach American: (Jeff Jones) Mike Brennan Ball State: (Billy Taylor) James Whitford Buffalo: (Reggie Witherspoon) Bobby Hurley Butler: (Brad Stevens) Brandon Miller Cal Riverside: (Jim Woolridge) Dennis Cutts [interim] Cal State Fullerton: (Andy Newman) Dedrique Taylor Cal State Northridge: (Bobby Braswell) Reggie

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