DeKalb, IL (SportsNetwork.com) – Northern Illinois University rewarded men’s
head basketball coach Mark Montgomery with a two-year contract extension that
runs through the 2017-18 season.
This past season, Montgomery led the Huskies to their largest single-season
win turnaround in program history with a 15-17 overall record, a 10-win
improvement from 2012-13.
“We made many positive strides this past season and I am excited about the
future of NIU basketball,” Montgomery said. “We look forward to raising the
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Indianapolis, IN (SportsNetwork.com) – Elijah Brown is leaving the Butler
The university announced Friday that the freshman guard has been granted a
release so he can seek a transfer to another school.
“We appreciate Elijah and all of his efforts throughout his time here at
Butler,” said head coach Brandon Miller. “(Elijah) and I have had discussions
about his decision and we wish him nothing but the best.”
Brown, the son of Cleveland Cavaliers head coach continue
Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) – Coming off an appearance in the NIT, Georgia
State extended the contract of head men’s basketball coach Ron Hunter for two
years on Friday.
Hunter’s contract will now run through April 30, 2020.
“It was an absolute pleasure to extend coach Ron Hunter’s contract,” Georgia
State athletic director Cheryl Levick said. “Ron epitomizes what we want in a
coach, a leader and a role model for the Georgia State athletics department,
and he has all the characteristics needed to build a powerhouse program in the
Sun Belt Conference. continue
Durham, NC (SportsNetwork.com) – Duke sophomore forward Rodney Hood is
following teammate Jabari Parker to the NBA Draft.
The 6-foot-8 Hood announced his intention to turn pro on Friday, one day after
the freshman star made public he was leaving Duke.
Hood played just one year for the Blue Devils after transferring from
Mississippi State. He averaged 16.1 points, 3.9 rebounds and 2.1 assists per
game this past season.
“Rodney had two terrific years here at Duke,” head coach continue
(SportsNetwork.com) – Frank Haith will leave Missouri after three seasons to
be the next men’s basketball coach at Tulsa, according to a report Thursday.
Haith has reached an agreement in principle to coach the Golden Hurricane,
He would replace Danny Manning, who was named the new coach at Wake Forest on
April 4 after leading Tulsa to a 38-29 record in two seasons and a berth in
this year’s NCAA Tournament.
Haith is 76-28 at Missouri but is looking for a way out, according to a source