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  • Orlando Magic need to be creative, different, choosing next coach, GM

    Orlando Magic need to be creative, different, choosing next coach, GM
    It's time to be creative, Orlando Magic. It's time to dare to be different. It's time not to stick your hand in the recycle bin and spiff up somebody else's trash. For too many years, too many times, this franchise has made some dubious choices in...
  • Troy Williams to try out for USA U18 hoops team

    Rising senior Troy Williams from Hampton is one of 23 players invited to USA Basketball’s 18-and-under training camp in Colorado Springs, Colo., beginning Tuesday. Williams, a 6-7 forward slated to attend Oak Hill Academy next season, and the...
  • Teel Time: Freshman Finney-Smith needs to be less deferential for Virginia Tech

    Teel Time: Freshman Finney-Smith needs to be less deferential for Virginia Tech
    Dorian Finney-Smith led Portsmouth's Norcom High to state championships as a junior and senior. He was the two-time Virginia player of the year and competed at the highest levels of summer basketball. Billy Donovan wanted him. Gary Williams and Bill Self...
  • UF's victory provides us with lessons

    As Urban Meyer got in his cardio workout lifting various national championship trophies Tuesday morning, many lessons were hammered home. Let's start with the obvious. I wouldn't want to be Florida's skiing coach. That sport is the next NCAA...
  • Top Paid College Basketball Coaches

    Jim Calhoun's five-year deal with Uconn, retoractive to last season, is worth $13 million over five years, $2.6 million a year. Salaries for coaches at private universities are typically not made public because they are not subject to state open records...
  • FAU coach will come from this LIST

     
    OK, you asked for it. I'm going out on a limb, but it is a pretty stout one. Here is the list of finalists for the FAU gig, in alphabetical order. Dan Hipsher ??? Current assistant coach at USF, was......
  • Some FAU basketball news

     
    Looks like all three of Runaway Rex's incoming recruits are running away. Jimmie Sutton, Dago Pena and Shavon Shine have all been granted their releases. That gives Jarvis five spots to fill. Should be interesting, with classes starting in......
  • FAU at Georgia tonight; BYU gets it done

     
    The Advanced Training continues for the basketball team, which is on the road and up in Athens, Ga., tonight to take on the Georgia Bulldogs. If you are going to have to play an SEC team, it might as......
  • Billy Donovan reportedly turned down $3 million salary to coach St. John’s, Florida says “no truth” to report

     
    UPDATE (3:29 p.m.): Athletics Director Jeremy Foley told the Sentinel, “Billy Donovan is an honest guy. I’ve worked with him for 14 years. If anything was going on with any opportunity, he would be the first guy to call me.” A Florida spok...
  • Job speculation seems to follow Florida Gators coach Billy Donovan

     
    Florida Gators coach Billy Donovan's name has become quite trendy for job openings in the last three years. The recent St. John's rumblings about Billy Donovan is just the latest speculation that has followed him since winning back-to-back national...
  • New York media hot on Billy Donovan for St. John’s job; Shipman and Kadji expected to stay put

     
    Billy Donovan turned down the Orlando Magic job and tradition-rich Kentucky once, possibly twice. So he's going to jump at the St. John's job? Not sure about that one. But since the coaching carousel has been known to shake what you think are safe...
  • Gators will now make NCAA Tournament so shut up about Billy Donovan

     
    Billy Donovan, University of Florida, NCAA Tournament, hotseat, Auburn, Mississippi State, Southeastern Conference, SEC Tournament...