San Diego college basketball teams moved closer to losing one coach and getting another.
SDSU associate head coach Justin Hutson is a finalist – maybe the favorite, even – at Fresno State and could be named head coach early next week. And Northern Colorado coach Jeff Linder emerged as a potential candidate to replace Lamont Smith at USD.
Hutson already has had several interviews with Fresno State administrators. A final round is scheduled Tuesday, and an announcement could come Wednesday.
Rodney Terry left for UTEP earlier this month after seven successful seasons with the Bulldogs, winning 20-plus games in the last three and leading the Bulldogs to the NCAA Tournament...