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Grading the notable new college basketball coaches for 2013-14

As the coaching carousel comes to a close, we grade new faces at UCLA, USC, Minnesota and more
<p> As the coaching carousel comes to a close, we grade new faces at UCLA, USC, Minnesota and more</p>

Coaching turnover in college basketball appears to be as tame as ever.

With 39 coaching changes so far, the 2013-14 coaching carousel is poised to be the most inactive since in four years. In each of the last three seasons, at least 50 Division I programs changed coaches.

Sweet 16 South Region: Preview, Top Players and TV Schedule

Can Jim Larranaga lead the Miami Hurricanes to their first Final Four?
Sweet 16 South Region: Preview, Top Players and TV Schedule

No. 1 overall seed Kansas’ bid for a fourth national championship will begin again on Thursday when the Jayhawks take on No. 5 Maryland at the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Ky.

 

In the other South Region Sweet 16 matchup No. 3 Miami Hurricanes will play No. 2 Villanova. Here's a quick view of how the South Region stacks up.

Bill Self Drains Shot in Front of Crowd

While in South Korea, the Kansas head coach sank six straight shots.

Since 2003, Kansas head coach Bill Self has been consistently producing championship caliber teams and players. And though he may be 52 years old, he apparently still has plenty of game left in him. While in South Korea for the World University Games, Self showed some students what he can still do. With a ball in his hand and a crowd present, Self drained six straight long-range two jumpers.

 

West Virginia's Bob Huggins Rips TV Experts

The Mountaineers' surprising Sweet 16 run has given Huggins plenty of opportunity to fire back at the so-called experts
WVU Coach Bob Huggins rips basketball analysts for picking against West Virginia

West Virginia entered the opening round of the NCAA Tournament with TV experts hyping the return of Bobby Hurley, and with Buffalo planted firmly in their minds.

 

2015 Big 12 Men's Basketball Tournament Preview

BGS previews the first and second round matchups in the Big 12 Tournament
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BGS Previews the first and second round matchups in the Big 12 Tournament

Saturday’s slate of regular-season finales finished up what’s been a brutal Big 12 regular season schedule. With just three days until tournament play begins, March Madness is officially here.

Wednesday marks the start of the Big 12 tournament with the play-in games, beginning with Kansas State and TCU.

 

Former Mountaineer Quarterback Clint Trickett Lands Coaching Job

Trickett now working with QBs at East Mississippi Community College
After Retiring From Playing Former Mountaineer Clint Trickett Joins the Coaching Ranks

Former Mountaineer QB Clint Trickett has been hired as the quarterbacks coach at East Mississippi Community College according to multiple sources.  EMCC is coming off a perfect season that ended with the Lions winning their third National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) national championship in the last four years.

 

Texas Longhorns Have Sights Set on Strong Finish in Hopes of Making NCAA Tournament Field

Rick Barnes’ team has failed to live up to preseason expectations
Rick Barnes’ Texas Longhorns Have Sights Set on Strong Finish in Hopes of Making NCAA Tournament Field

Other than which player will line up under center for Charlie Strong’s football team in the season opener against Notre Dame on September 5th, there isn’t a hotter topic in Austin than the future of the Texas Longhorns’ basketball program – on multiple levels.

 

West Virginia's Non-Conference Schedule Could Impact Mountaineers' NCAA Tournament Seed

The Mountaineers' non-conference slate will likely come under scrutiny leading up to Selection Sunday
West Virginia's Non-Conference Schedule Could Impact Mountaineers' NCAA Tournament Seed

As the regular season comes to an end West Virginia currently sits in a three-way for third place in the Big 12 with two games remaining. The two-game gap between the Mountaineers and Kansas means WVU still has a shot a share of the Big 12 regular season title. At 22-7 overall, the Mountaineers are guaranteed to hear their name called on Selection Sunday.

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