Lon Kruger didn't expect a visit to the doctor's office to turn into a six-bypass surgery, and he didn't expect to enjoy the kind of success he's having at UNLV, writes Andy Katz.
Gonzaga coach Mark Few pulled his coaches from the recruiting road Sunday so the entire staff could fly to Palo Alto, Calif., to be with Ronny Turiaf in advance of the former Zag's heart surgery Tuesday.
Ronny Turiaf, the West Coast Conference player of the year at Gonzaga and a second-round pick of the Los Angeles Lakers, has an enlarged heart and will need open-heart surgery.
Wichita State's medical staff denied medical clearance to freshman D.J. Bowles after he had a defibrillator implanted but will honor his four-year scholarship, the school announced Friday night.
If Rick Majerus is done coaching, his career will be as much about his unique personality as his success in Utah.