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  1. What's next for Butler?

    Jeff Goodman

    The Butler Way is to promote from within, and that's likely the direction Bulldogs athletic director Barry Collier will go in finding a replacement for Brad Stevens, who is moving on to the NBA to coach the Boston Celtics. Not that finding someone wh...

    Blog | July 03, 2013
  2. In defense of Seth Greenberg

    Joe Lunardi

    Here's why I would be a lousy athletic director: In evaluating coaches, I would measure performance versus realistic expectations for any program (not performance versus the narcissistic wishes of big-money boosters and premium ticket-holders). ...

    Blog | April 24, 2012
  3. Virginia Tech's decision to fire Seth Greenberg doesn't make sens...

    Joe Lunardi

    Joe Lunardi writes that when you measure Seth Greenberg's record against realistic expectations for the Virginia Tech program, the Hokies' decision to fire their coach Monday doesn't make much sense.

    Blog | Conversation | April 24, 2012
  4. Michael White is great hire for La. Tech

    Mike LaPlante, ESPN Recruiting

    By hiring former Mississippi assistant Michael White as the new head coach, Louisiana Tech athletic director Bruce Van De Velde made an outstanding hire that is sure to change the course of Louisiana Tech basketball. With the recent success of young ...

    Blog | Conversation | March 30, 2011
  5. Keno Davis, and other majorly hot seats

    Every coach will tell you there are three things that you simply do not want your school to get during a downward trend in your program: a new president, a new athletic director and a new arena. When those new elements arise, a hot seat can become ...

    Blog | November 11, 2010
  6. Men's College Basketball: Keno Davis, Trent Johnson, Bill Carmody...

    Doug Gottlieb

    Doug Gottlieb runs down some of the hottest coaching seats in America as the 2010-11 season begins, including Keno Davis, Trent Johnson, Kerry Keating, Bill Carmody and others.

    Blog | Conversation | November 11, 2010
  7. Big man a good fit for Bzdelik's system

    Adam Finkelstein

    It was 10 days ago that we examined the potential ramifications of the unexpected coaching change at Wake Forest, specifically as it related to their incoming recruiting class. Little did we know that Wake Forest athletic director Ron Wellman alre...

    Blog | Conversation | April 19, 2010
  8. Wake Forest shake up

    Adam Finkelstein

    The latest unexpected turn in the NCAA coaching carousel has left Wake Forest without a head coach after Dino Gaudio was dismissed by athletic director Ron Wellman. While this latest coaching change was one of the most unexpected of the year after ...

    Blog | Conversation | April 09, 2010
  9. QE's talent runs deeper than Miller

    Reggie Rankin

    Athletic Director and head coach Isaac F. Pitts Jr. have built the Quality Education Academy basketball program into a force to be reckoned with in the world of high school hoops. Pitt's passion and enthusiasm for coaching and teaching these young ...

    Blog | Conversation | February 02, 2010
  10. College hoops chatter from around the country

    Doug Gottlieb

    A quick look at some of the things I'm hearing around the college basketball world ... • Houston recently hired Mack Rhoades as its athletic director, which no doubt got the attention of UH coach Tom Penders. The veteran coach has won 23 ...

    Blog | June 14, 2009
  11. Doug Gottlieb looks at some of the buzz around college basketball...

    Doug Gottlieb

    A quick look at some of the things I'm hearing around the college basketball world ... • Houston recently hired Mack Rhoades as its athletic director, which no doubt got the attention of UH coach Tom Penders. The veteran coach has won 23 g...

    Blog | Conversation | June 14, 2009
  12. Analysis of Ford to OSU

    Doug Gottlieb

    Travis Ford becomes the first non-Sutton to head up Oklahoma State basketball in 18 years. Ford was seemingly the guy at LSU before a new athletic director was hired and Ford returned to Amherst, Mass. He was nearly the Providence coach, but turned t...

    Blog | April 18, 2008
  13. Henderson takes over Miami (Ohio)

    Reggie Rankin

    When highly respected head coach Charlie Coles became ill, Miami (Ohio) athletic director Brad Bates announced associated head coach Jermaine Henderson would move over one chair and guide the RedHawks for the remainder of the season while Coles tends...

    Blog | March 13, 2008
  14. Welsh on hot seat at Providence

    Doug Gottlieb

    News and notes for Monday: • Virginia Commonwealth coach Anthony Grant makes sense as the most likely candidate for the LSU opening. Skip Bertman, whose official last day as athletic director is on June 30, has handed over the decision-making ...

    Blog | March 03, 2008
  15. IU should keep Greenspan

    Doug Gottlieb

    This is a controversial argument, but I think Indiana athletic director Rick Greenspan should get to keep his job. Here are some facts about Greenspan: He made a great hire in football by getting the late Terry Hoeppner from the Cradle of Coaches a...

    Blog | February 18, 2008
  16. Monty back to help Stanford

    A few nuggets for the long weekend: • A skeptic might think that Mike Montgomery's decision to be an assistant to the athletic director at Stanford could ultimately be a precursor to coming back to the bench at Stanford. But Montgomery has al...

    Blog | Conversation | August 31, 2007