Posts Tagged ‘Big Ten’

Patrick Chambers, who last season led Boston University to its first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2002, has been named head coach at Penn State, the school announced in a release this evening.

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Navy announced today that Ed DeChellis will become its next head basketball coach. DeChellis led the Nittany Lions program for eight seasons. Penn State won the 2009 NIT Championship, advanced to the Big Ten Tournament championship game and into the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2001. Read more at NavySports.com.

Penn State athletic director Tim Curley issued the following statement today.

“On behalf of the Penn State and State College communities, I would like to offer my sincere appreciation to Ed DeChellisand his staff for their efforts with the men’s basketball program the past eight years. Ed and his staff built a strong foundation for the program and then were able to see all their tireless efforts result in winning the 2009 NIT Championship and advancing to the Big Ten Tournament championship game and the NCAA Tournament this past season.”

“Ed is a person of great integrity who is committed to his student-athletes, and their development in all aspects of life, including academic achievement and giving back to the community. He has made a positive impact on the Penn State and State College communities and will be missed.”

“We will quickly begin a national search for new leadership for the Nittany Lion Basketball program. It will be a comprehensive search focused on finding the best candidate to lead Penn State Basketball into the future.”

Columbus Dispatch reports that Ohio State coach Jim Tressel has increased his own suspension to 5 games

Delany Ordered The Code Red!

Posted: December 14, 2010 in Uncategorized
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Dennis Dodd: *Commissioner Delany, did you design the new logo?*
Judge Scott Chipman: You *don’t* have to answer that question!
Delany: I’ll answer the question!
[to Dodd]
Delany: You want answers?
Dodd: I think I’m entitled.
Delany: *You want answers?*
Dodd: *I want the truth!*
Delany: *You can’t handle the truth!*
[pauses]
Delany: Son, we live in a world that has divisions, and those divisions have to be named by men with marketing degrees. Who’s gonna do it? You? You, Teddy Greenstein? I have a greater responsibility than you could possibly fathom. You weep for the old logo, and you curse the 12-team league. You have that luxury. You have the luxury of not knowing what I know. That the old logo’s death, while tragic, probably saved lives. And my existence, while grotesque and incomprehensible to you, saves lives. You don’t want the truth because deep down in places you don’t talk about at parties, you WANT me to design that logo, you NEED me to design that logo. We use words like leaders, legends and tradition. We use these words as the backbone of a life spent defending something. You use them as a punchline. I have neither the time nor the inclination to explain myself to a group of institutions who rise and sleep under the blanket of the very financial prosperity that I provide, and then QUESTIONS the manner in which I provide it. I would rather you just said thank you, and went on your way, Otherwise, I suggest you design a logo, and pick a couple of division names that can please 4 million alumni. Either way, I don’t give a damn what you think you are entitled to!
Dodd: Did you design the logo?
Delany: I did the job I…
Dodd: *DID YOU DESIGN THE LOGO?*
Delany: *YOU’RE GODDAMN RIGHT I DID!*

As we reported yesterday, Indiana has scheduled a 4pm eastern press conference for a “major announcement regarding the future of the football program.”

No name is mentioned, but sources confirmed to NCAA Rumor Mill yesterday that Oklahoma offensive coordinator Kevin Wilson will be the new coach at Indiana.

Sources tell NCAARumorMill that Oklahoma offensive coordinator Kevin Wilson will be introduced as Indiana’s head coach by athletic director Fred Glass during a press conference on Tuesday afternoon.

Wilson has been OU’s offensive coordinator since 2006, and has been with the Sooners since 2002. Wilson won the Broyles Award as the nation’s top assistant in 2008 when OU scored an NCAA record 716 points with Sam Bradford at quarterback.