After a highlight year for the men's basketball team which was ranked as high as No. 12 nationally and reached the NCAA Tournament for the first time in 16 seasons, the University of Massachusetts has announced a contract extension for head coach Derek Kellogg. Under the new terms, Kellogg will be… [ read more » ]
A few things that I’ve heard today…
• LSU head coach Johnny Jones is going to get a huge bump in salary this week. The LSU Board of Supervisors are scheduled to meet on Friday and vote on a $400,000 pay increase and an extension until 2019. Jones is 39-26 in his two seasons at LSU, and advanced… [ read more » ]
Originally, I was going to title this blog Potato State Dirt, but after a bit of research, I learned that the official nickname of Idaho is the Gem State. Apparently nearly every known type of gemstone has been found there. I think Idaho potatoes are pretty popular as well, but I guess that would… [ read more » ]
The Daily Hampshire Gazette is the first to report that UMass head coach Derek Kellogg will sign a contract extension that will keep him with the Minutemen through the 2018-19 season. It sounds like the deal will be made official next week. Kellogg is 109-86 in his his 6-seasons at the helm. … [ read more » ]
I have heard from two separate sources that former San Jose State assistant Omar Lowery is the leader for the vacant assistant spot at Sam Houston State. Both sources told me that the official word could come as early as today. Lowery spent one season at SJSU before resigning this past spring. … [ read more » ]
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