Dayton Confirms Gregory Accepted Ga. Tech Offer

Midday Friday I reported, “Dayton coach Brian Gregory has been extended an offer by Georgia Tech (to coach the school’s basketball team) but has not yet decided if he will take the job.”

(Georgia Tech has refused to confirm the news)
That report was followed up by similar reports from Matt Stewart of Comcast Sports Southeast […]

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Video: Mike Anderson’s Journey To Awkwarnsas

Today I put a video together today chronicling Mike Anderson’s recent decision to leave Mizzou for Arkansas.

(”That’s where the trust comes in”)
To further luxuriate in the wonderfully uncomfortable exchange between KOMU-TV reporter Dani Wexelman and Anderson on Saturday in front of 5,000 Hogs fans frothing at the snout, go here.

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GT Offers Job To Coach; School Responds to SbB

Earlier today I reported on Facebook that Georgia Tech interviewed Tulsa head basketball coach Doug Wojcik for its hoops coaching vacancy on Thursday.

Subsequent to that post, I’ve learned from a Georgia Tech athletic department source that the school has offered the job to another coach.

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Big 12 AD: Mizzou To Hire Hoops Coach @ Final 4

Since I broke the news that Mike Anderson was departing Missouri for Arkansas, I’ve canvassed Big 12 athletic directors, conference officials and coaches about the resulting Mizzou basketball coaching search.

(ORU Coach Scott Sutton Will Not Be Considered By Mizzou)
A current Big 12 athletic director told me late Thursday to expect Missouri to move quickly, […]

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Calipari: ‘They want to be us. Not beat us, be us

While talking about Kentucky’s upcoming matchup against Ohio State in the NCAA tournament during his weekly radio show on Tuesday, UK basketball coach John Calipari dropped off this gem:

“It doesn’t matter who’s on your team, you have Kentucky across the front. It means something.
“They (Ohio State) want to be us. Understand that.
“They want […]

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Official: Anderson Departs Missouri For Arkansas

An athletic department source at the University of Missouri confirmed to me this afternoon that Mike Anderson has informed Mizzou Athletic Director Mike Alden that he is departing the school for Arkansas.

After the news, Alden had the sign above Anderson’s personal parking spot outside Mizzou Arena removed.

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Audio: Anderson’s Agent On Mizzou “Resolution”

The agent for Missouri basketball coach Mike Anderson, Jimmy Sexton, commented today on WHBQ-AM in Memphis about the status of negotiations between his client and the school amidst rumors that Arkansas was interested in acquiring Anderson’s services.

(Audio below from WHBQ in Memphis)
Sexton said:

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Official Buckeye Station Can’t Handle The Truth?

In the late ‘90 I worked at WBNS radio in Columbus, the flagship station for Ohio State football and basketball. My duties at the station included hosting an afternoon drive talkshow and the pre- and postgame shows for Buckeye football broadcasts. I had nothing but good times in Columbus and at WBNS. I left the […]

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Gillispie Formally Meets With TTU, Hiring Imminent

Former Kentucky and Texas A&M basketball coach Billy Gillispie met with new Texas Tech athletic director Kirby Hocutt, school president Guy Bailey and TTU chancellor Kent Hance - along with other representatives of the school -  this morning in Boca Raton, Florida.

(BCG met with AD Hocutt in Florida & Texas Tech officials in Dallas last […]

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Grant Hill-Jimmy King Story Excised By NY Times

Last night I reported that Grant Hill would be publishing an editorial in the NEW YORK TIMES this week that responded to ESPN’s recent documentary about the Michigan basketball team of the early ’90s.

I also noted that in that piece Hill retold an anecdote about trying to help former Wolverine Jimmy King at Pistons training […]

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