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  1. FIU pulls Raymond Taylor from game over NBA draft rule

    Andy Katz

    Florida International guard Raymond Taylor was pulled from the team's game against Bethune-Cookman Thursday to allow the school to investigate further whether he's eligible after withdrawing from the 2012 NBA draft after the NCAA deadline of April 10.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2013
  2. 3-point shot: No hurry on NBA decisions

    Andy Katz

    1. The NCAA's random date of April 16 to declare for the NBA draft isn't pressuring a number of players into making quick decisions. Coaches are now savvy to the date as being meaningless. That's why Gonzaga's Kelly Olynyk may wait to decide until th...

    Blog | April 04, 2013
  3. Minnesota Golden Gophers reach agreement with Richard Pitino

    Andy Katz

    Minnesota is close to finalizing a deal with Florida International coach Richard Pitino, multiple sources told

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2013
  4. Isiah Thomas hoping for return to college or NBA

    Scott Powers

    Isiah Thomas said Friday he would like either to be a college coach or in the NBA again.

    Story | Conversation | May 25, 2012
  5. Andy Katz's Daily Word: Florida International's Dominique Ferguso...

    Andy Katz

    Florida International forward Dominique Ferguson's plan was to transfer to a school closer to his Indianapolis home. He wanted to be near his family and said he needed smaller classes and more academic attention to succeed. He said he made his trans...

    Blog | Conversation | April 26, 2012
  6. 2012 NBA draft -- FIU Golden Panthers forward Dominique Ferguson ...

    Florida International forward Dominique Ferguson announced Tuesday that he was entering the NBA draft, saying he's unhappy about the firing of Isiah Thomas and unable to get permission to talk to other schools.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2012
  7. Isiah Thomas succeeded in classroom with Florida International Pa...

    Ric Bucher

    That Isiah Thomas was fired after three seasons and only 26 wins at Florida International is no surprise. But he was making gains in another arena -- the classroom -- that should carry some weight when considering his tenure.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2012
  8. FIU's DeJuan Wright sends letter to school's president, Mark Rose...

    Florida International men's basketball player DeJuan Wright sent a letter university president Mark Rosenberg on behalf of the team regarding former coach Isiah Thomas' firing and the school's handling of the team.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2012
  9. Isiah 'stunned' to be out at FIU

    Ian Begley

    Isiah Thomas arrived at Florida International knowing he was taking a risk. Three years later, the school didn't see enough reward. The Basketball Hall of Fame player was fired on Friday by FIU, after his teams went 26-65 in his three seasons. ...

    Blog | April 06, 2012
  10. Florida International Golden Panthers fire Isiah Thomas after 3 s...

    Isiah Thomas arrived at Florida International knowing that he was taking a risk.

    Story | Conversation | April 06, 2012
  11. Rosters set for LeBron James-Dwyane Wade exhibition game at FIU

    As expected, LeBron James and Dwyane Wade will be on opposite sides for Saturday night's South Florida All-Star Classic at Florida International.

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2011
  12. Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Chris Bosh of Miami Heat set for chari...

    The idea was hatched a couple weeks ago when LeBron James was among a small group reaching out to Isiah Thomas about the possibility of hosting a star-studded charity game at Florida International as a way to connect with fans during the NBA lockout.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2011
  13. Miami Heat's LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh to host The So...

    Chris Broussard

    LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh will come together next week to host and play in "The South Florida Celebrity Classic," according to sources close to the project.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2011
  14. Sources: Isiah Thomas, Bill Laimbeer on Detroit Pistons' short li...

    Chris Broussard

    While Knicks fans fret about the possibility of Isiah Thomas returning to New York, the Detroit Pistons are considering Thomas for their vacant head coaching position, according to league sources.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2011
  15. When Isaiah Thomas met Isiah Thomas

    Eamonn Brennan

    That's right. Isaiah Thomas, the Washington guard who's quietly making a case for Pac-10 (and even national) player of the year honors, was named after the former Pistons guard, current FIU head coach, and formerly disastrous New York Knicks general ...

    Blog | February 03, 2011
  16. Isiah Thomas' future with FIU remains speculative

    A year ago, Isiah Thomas was asked more than a few times about how long he planned to remain coaching at Florida International. The same question keeps coming these days, too.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2010