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Breaking down UK's nonconference schedule

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The UK men’s basketball team will face no shortage of challenges in the nonconference portion of the 2016-17 schedule unveiled Monday.

“What we try to do with our schedule every year is challenge our players with the best teams in the country while also preparing them for that March run, which is what this program has been built on,” UK head coach John Calipari said in a news release. 611 more words

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What happened in Kevin Stallings' first 100 days at Pitt

Tucked away on the third floor of the Petersen Events Center, Kevin Stallings’ office is a monument to simplicity.

More than three months into his tenure as Pitt men’s basketball coach, the spacious workplace is largely barren, with nothing adorning the beige walls and little resting on his desk beyond a small stack of papers, a phone and a coffee mug. 205 more words

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Jake Latz to transfer from LSU

BATON ROUGE – LSU left-handed pitcher Jake Latz has decided to leave the program and transfer to another school, coach Paul Mainieri announced Friday.

“I was surprised today to learn of Jake Latz’s decision to transfer,” Mainieri said. 115 more words

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JUCO forward signee will not enroll at Ole Miss

Junior college forward Tyrek Coger, who signed with the Rebels as part of their 2016 class in November, announced Tuesday night that he won’t be enrolling at Ole Miss because of an SEC rule. 192 more words

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LSU retaining some key players

BATON ROUGE — LSU baseball coach Paul Mainieri will return for his 11th season as he turned down either an offer or very strong interest from Texas to be their coach on Thursday. 1,399 more words

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Texas reportedly offers Mainieri job; LSU offers raise

BATON ROUGE – Texas Hold ‘Em has spread to Louisiana.

LSU baseball coach Paul Mainieri may be offered a raise like Florida coach Kevin O’Sullivan and Texas Christian University coach Jim Schlossnagle before him because of interest from the University of Texas. 691 more words

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SEC adds Dan Leibovitz to basketball staff

The Southeastern Conference has hired veteran coach Dan Leibovitz to serve as the league’s associate commissioner for men’s basketball.

Leibovitz was head coach at Hartford from 2006-10 and has served on staffs at Temple, Penn and with the NBA’s Charlotte Hornets. 209 more words

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