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September 17, 2009

Miami U’s Coles Overcomes Heart Problems

Miami University's (Ohio) Charlie Coles had his first heart attack at age 43, suffered cardiac arrest during a game at 56 and underwent quadruple bypass at age 66. Now 67, Coles, who has led the RedHawks for the last 14 years, continues to coach. Rea...

September 17, 2009

Myles Brand Dies

NCAA president Myles Brand, 67, passed away today of pancreatic cancer. Brand was hired in October 2002 to lead the NCAA. His previous position was university president at Indiana University where he famously fired men's basketball coach Bobby Knight...

September 17, 2009

Newell-Yow Among FIBA HOF Inductees

Pete Newell and Kay Yow are among this year's 11 inductees into the FIBA International Basketball Hall of Fame. Newell passed away last year and was the former coach of Cal, led the United States to a gold medal in the 1960 Olympics and was known for...

September 17, 2009

Northern Iowa Extends Men’s Coach

On the heels of a 23-11 record and a share of the Missouri Valley men's basketball crown last season, Northern Iowa University has given its head coach a contract extension. Ben Jacobson now is set to earn close to $290, 000 per year and has seven ad...

September 17, 2009

Oklahoma Reports Minor Violations

Inadvertent phone calls and text messages from Oklahoma coaches, including assistant women's coach Stacy Hansmeyer, have been reported to the NCAA. All the violations are secondary violations.sports.espn.go.com/ncaa/news/story?id=4430129 Oklahoma Rep...

September 17, 2009

One Of California’s Winningest Coaches Dies

Dave Morgan, who coached high school basketball for 52 years and amassed 832 wins, has died at the age of 89. Morgan spending most of his coaching career in California with stops at Del Mar, Denair and Delhi high schools. He also coached in Ohio prio...

September 17, 2009

OSU Locks Up Ford Through 2019

Travis Ford has signed a four-year extension with Oklahoma State to coach the men's basketball team through 2019. Ford went 23-12 last season.sports.espn.go.com/ncb/news/story?id=4465571&campaign=rss&source=NCBHeadlines OSU Locks Up Ford Through 2019...

September 17, 2009

Patterson-Five-Time State Winner Resigns

Faith Johnson Patterson had been coaching the North High (Minneapolis, Minn.) for the last 14 years. She led the team to five state titles and four second-place finishes. And, last season she finished runner-up in state again with four eighth-graders...