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  1. URI giveaway honors mustachioed coach

    Diamond Leung

    It wasn't a particularly good offseason for the college basketball mustache, as at least two coaches ditched their longtime facial hair in favor of the clean-shaven look. But then there is Rhode Island, which today announced that it is immortalizi...

    Blog | October 20, 2011
  2. Jimmer and Jorts try some other sports

    Diamond Leung

    Wearing his trademark jean shorts and smile, Josh Harrellson tried his hand at tennis on Tuesday as part of a celebrity doubles match that included Kentucky assistant coach Orlando Antigua. The results were predictable, meaning Harrellson got laug...

    Blog | July 20, 2011
  3. Belmont success tied to Byrd, country music

    Diamond Leung

    Belmont is leaving the Atlantic Sun for the Ohio Valley Conference in 2012-13, and it's a move that helps the Nashville-based program geographically while boosting the profile of the Bruins, who have reached the NCAA tournament under longtime coach R...

    Blog | May 16, 2011
  4. Portland's legendary fan won't be forgotten

    Diamond Leung

    Portland superfan and former staff member Mauro Potestio died earlier this month at age 86, and the school will honor his legacy of loyalty to the program at the San Francisco game on Thursday. Just how dedicated was Potestio? The game would have ...

    Blog | February 15, 2011
  5. John Wooden also gave relationship advice

    Diamond Leung

    When college coaches made their pilgrimages to see John Wooden, more often than not, it wasn't game strategies they wanted to discuss. They wanted to learn life skills, and the late Hall of Fame coach was one of the best at giving out advice. St. ...

    Blog | September 13, 2010
  6. College basketball's ESPY nominations

    Diamond Leung

    Kentucky's John Wall, who is expected to be the first overall pick in today's NBA draft, headlines college basketball's ESPY nominations with two of them. Wall will go up against Ohio State's Evan Turner among others in the category for Best Male Col...

    Blog | June 24, 2010
  7. Coach takes sabbatical after national title

    Diamond Leung

    Imagine a scenario in which Mike Krzyzewski after leading Duke to a national championship decided to take a break from coaching the Blue Devils. He wouldn't be off to the NBA or retiring. There wouldn't be a health scare involved. It'd just be a year...

    Blog | June 01, 2010
  8. UC Irvine goes down, Douglass on way out?

    Diamond Leung

    Pat Douglass, UC Irvine's all-time wins leader, might have coached his final game at the school after 13 seasons. The Anteaters lost their opening-round game in the Big West tournament to Cal Poly and finished the season 14-18. Frank Burlison of t...

    Blog | March 11, 2010