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  1. Bill Self says realignment is hypocritical

    Diamond Leung

    Kansas is finding itself in an uncertain situation, as the possibility of a Big 12 collapse could leave the school in search of a new conference. Who knows what the future holds for the Jayhawks? Kansas athletic director Sheahon Zenger has express...

    Blog | September 09, 2011
  2. Miami wants coach to be 'a positive person'

    Diamond Leung

    Miami introduced new athletic director Shawn Eichorst on Tuesday, and the man directing the search for the new basketball coach outlined the type of person he wants. "We will do what's necessary, and we will exhaust all resources to find a basket...

    Blog | April 20, 2011
  3. BYU athletic director backs decision, Davies

    Diamond Leung

    Brandon Davies' suspension hit the mainstream Thursday night when Conan O'Brien mentioned it in his monologue and when the sophomore forward's photo appeared on Comedy Central's "The Daily Show." To BYU athletic director Tom Holmoe though, the sch...

    Blog | March 04, 2011
  4. Trent Johnson gets vote of confidence

    Diamond Leung

    LSU has lost eight straight games heading into tonight's game against Alabama, with the Tigers 10-15 this season under third-year coach Trent Johnson. Johnson did get a vote of confidence from athletic director Joe Alleva despite losing streak, ac...

    Blog | February 17, 2011
  5. Heath Schroyer ran out of time at Wyoming

    Diamond Leung

    Heath Schroyer asked for a midseason evaluation from his boss, and it wasn't good. Wyoming was 8-15 with only one win in Mountain West Conference play. "I was concerned about the negativity surrounding the program," Wyoming athletic director Tom B...

    Blog | February 08, 2011
  6. Committee chair wants opening-day splash

    Diamond Leung

    Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith, this year's chair of the Division I basketball committee, is just like you and me. He too wants to see a better and maybe more collective way to kick off the college basketball season, and while it will tak...

    Blog | November 17, 2010
  7. NCAA takes over Oregon investigation

    Diamond Leung

    The NCAA is now leading the process in an investigation into the eligibility of former Oregon men's basketball players, athletic director Rob Mullens told The Register-Guard. The school first contacted the Pac-10 on Aug. 2 to seek help in an i...

    Blog | October 13, 2010
  8. Indiana AD wants students to come earlier

    Diamond Leung

    Indiana named its student section the Crimson Guard last season, and this year, athletic director Fred Glass would really like its members to start showing up to Assembly Hall earlier. According to the Indiana Daily Student, Glass is encouraging t...

    Blog | October 06, 2010
  9. North Dakota suddenly a hot commodity

    Diamond Leung

    Expansion fever has reached the point to where North Dakota is being courted by not one, but two conferences for future membership. Athletic director Brian Faison acknowledged to the Grand Forks Herald that both the Summit League and the Big Sky C...

    Blog | October 06, 2010
  10. South Alabama AD wants cheer to end

    Diamond Leung

    South Alabama athletic director Joel Erdmann wants the school's spirit squad members to stop shouting "USA, South in Your Mouth!" as they have traditionally done after made Jaguars free throws. The Vanguard, USA's student newspaper, first reported...

    Blog | September 30, 2010
  11. Kevin O'Neill's new boss offers support

    Diamond Leung

    OK, so anecdotal evidence suggests that Mike Garrett was no basketball expert. And for of all his success as USC athletic director, like the construction of the Galen Center, there were big mistakes, like the handling of the O.J. Mayo recruitment ...

    Blog | August 04, 2010
  12. Tim Floyd says he'll 'take the high road'

    Diamond Leung

    When UTEP coach Tim Floyd last spoke extensively about his dealings with O.J. Mayo and athletic director Mike Garrett, Floyd said working under Garrett in the midst of scandal was so difficult for him that he had to resign. He felt unsupported by ...

    Blog | July 22, 2010
  13. Kevin O'Neill shows his sense of humor

    Diamond Leung

    In case you missed it last week, USC athletic director Mike Garrett didn't look very good at a booster event when he called the NCAA sanctions "nothing but a lot of envy." Coach Kevin O'Neill also spoke at the event and showed off his personality ...

    Blog | June 17, 2010
  14. Larry Scott borrowing Pat Kilkenny's jet

    Diamond Leung

    As former Oregon athletic director Pat Kilkenny spent weeks conducting a search for a new basketball coach, reporters were able to track his private jet for clues as to where he might be headed and who he might be speaking with. That same plane is...

    Blog | June 14, 2010
  15. Mike Garrett: 'Nothing but a lot of envy'

    Diamond Leung

    BURLINGAME, Calif. -- Hundreds of miles away from Heritage Hall and only a few hours after the release of an NCAA report that spelled out major penalties for USC, athletic director Mike Garrett broke his silence on the matter by telling a group of th...

    Blog | June 11, 2010
  16. Is Bob Huggins athletic director material?

    Diamond Leung

    West Virginia is in the midst of a search for a new athletic director, and Jack Bogaczyk of the Charleston Daily Mail is floating out Mountaineers coach Bob Huggins as a potential candidate. From Bogacyzk's story: There's been something louder th...

    Blog | June 07, 2010