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  1. Why is Kentucky's attendance declining?

    Eamonn Brennan

    In 2008-09, Kentucky men's basketball coach Billy Gillispie led the Wildcats to a 22-14 record and an appearance in the NIT. Kentucky fans were furious. In March of 2009, Gillispie was fired; that afternoon, local media chased him around as he preten...

    Blog | December 17, 2013
  2. Tubby Smith introduced as Texas Tech Red Raiders basketball coach...

    Tubby Smith's time at Texas Tech has begun. And he says he will fit in just fine in West Texas, where cowboy hats and cowboy boots are more prominent than other many other places he's coached.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2013
  3. Texas Tech Red Raiders hire Tubby Smith as head coach

    Texas Tech announced Monday night that Tubby Smith has agreed to become the next coach.

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2013
  4. Tubby Smith contacted by Texas Tech Red Raiders, sources

    Jason King

    Texas Tech has contacted former Minnesota coach Tubby Smith about its vacant head-coaching position, multiple sources told on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2013
  5. Jim Boeheim's 50 years of loyalty

    Dick Vitale

    The coaching carousel continues to move in men's college basketball as Billy Gillispie resigns as head coach of Texas Tech.

    Story | Conversation | December 13, 2012
  6. 3-point shot: Missouri-Dixon fallout

    Andy Katz

    1. There are a few issues with the Michael Dixon Jr. situation at Missouri. I'm not sure why Missouri allowed Dixon to announce he was transferring from the program instead of dismissing him first. The reporting on the story from Kansas City, St. Lou...

    Blog | November 30, 2012
  7. Former Texas Tech Red Raiders coach Billy Gillispie kept breaking...

    Texas Tech was investigating former coach Billy Gillispie for continuing to exceed NCAA practice limits weeks before he was hospitalized and subsequently resigned, USA Today reported Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2012
  8. NCAA accepts Texas Tech Red Raider's self-imposed penalties

    Texas Tech's athletic director says the NCAA has accepted the school's self-imposed penalties after former Red Raiders coach Billy Gillispie exceeded limits on practice time last fall.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2012
  9. Top 10: Coaches feeling pressure to win

    Myron Medcalf

    College basketball is a multibillion-dollar sport. With so much money at stake -- along with the prestige and exposure that comes with consistent success -- there's always pressure on coaches to win. The following list doesn't necessarily include ...

    Blog | November 07, 2012
  10. David Salinas financial scams cause distress in Texas college hoo...

    Scott Eden

    He was a coach and a mentor. A trusted advisor. A mover in the college hoops scene. But when his financial scams caught up with him, David Salinas had nowhere to go but down, writes Scott Eded in ESPN The Magazine's College Basketball preview.

    Story | Conversation | November 02, 2012
  11. Roundball Chatter

    Dick Vitale

    Each week Dick Vitale writes about the sport he loves, college basketball.

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2012
  12. Texas Tech Red Raiders make Chris Walker interim coach for season...

    Chris Walker took over Thursday as Texas Tech's interim head basketball coach, replacing Billy Gillispie.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2012
  13. 3-point shot: Texas Tech decision looming

    Andy Katz

    1. Mike Marra's season/career-ending ACL injury at Louisville won't have a dramatic effect on the potential Final Four Cardinals. Injuries had prevented Marra from having a dominant impact on the team over the course of the past year. Marra could hit...

    Blog | October 01, 2012
  14. 3-point shot: Memphis sees Big East boost

    Andy Katz

    1. The impending move to the Big East apparently wasn't what sold top-30 prospect Kuran Iverson on Memphis, but the Tigers are feeling the positive effects in recruiting, according to those close to the program. Memphis coach Josh Pastner has been to...

    Blog | September 26, 2012
  15. Billy Gillispie situation at Texas Tech shows importance of gaini...

    Seth Greenberg

    Seth Greenberg writes that Billy Gillispie's problems at Texas Tech did not merely stem from his being a "tough" coach -- he simply wasn't able to earn his players' trust, which a coach needs in order to work them hard and get the most out of them.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2012
  16. Texas Tech disaster begins next phase

    Eamonn Brennan

    Remember when Billy Gillispie was hired at Texas Tech? Remember when he seemed likely to make Texas Tech a perennially solid program and Big 12 competitor? This was a place where, with the possible exception of the Bob Knight years, basketball has us...

    Blog | September 21, 2012